How to Prepare (Thanksgiving) Food in Space

While astronauts aboard the International Space Station are not able to step outside and fire up the turkey fryer, they still celebrate Thanksgiving with a feast of smoked turkey, candied yams, cornbread dressing and many other classic holiday favorites.

Some of the food is thermostabilized and others need to be rehydrated. Here, rehydrating turkey tetrazzini is shown in a step-by-step process.

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