This is how Expedition 50 crew members celebrated 'Thanksgiving' in space! (See pics)

Even as earthlings, particularly in the US, celebrate Thanksgiving with friends and family sharing wonderful blessings of life, astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) also marked the special day with a special meal.

This is how Expedition 50 crew members celebrated 'Thanksgiving' in space! (See pics)
Image credit: NASA

New Delhi: Even as earthlings, particularly in the US, celebrate Thanksgiving with friends and family sharing wonderful blessings of life, astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) didn't give it a miss and marked it with a special meal.

On November 24, 2016, the six crew members of Expedition 50 celebrated Thanksgiving in space with rehydrated turkey, stuffing, potatoes and vegetables.

Check out the pics below!

Unlike the past years, it was a working day for the six astronauts, which include two Americans - Shane Kimbrough and Peggy Whitson of NASA - carrying out science experiment all day before gathering for dinner. Usually astronauts take off on Thanksgiving Day.

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