Source Pravda.Ru

A space Thanksgiving for ISS Ccew: dinner & Harry Potter movie

It may not be fresh out of the oven, but Thanksgiving dinner will still be a treat for two astronauts circling the Earth aboard the &to=http://english.pravda.ru/usa/2003/02/03/42893.html' target=_blank>International Space Station (ISS).

ISS Expedition 12 commander Bill McArthur and flight engineer Valery Tokarev have set aside sealed packs of turkey, dehydrated vegetables and drinks for the traditional American holiday.

"I’m going to try to prepare, what for the McArthur family is a traditional Thanksgiving dinner," McArthur said during a video message describing his upcoming holiday meal. "Did you know that mashed potatoes with onions could be dehydrated?"

&to=http://english.pravda.ru/science/2005/11/07/67071.html' target=_blank>McArthur and Tokarev are in the eighth week of their six-month mission aboard the ISS.

While Tokarev said &to=http://english.pravda.ru/world/2001/11/17/21247.html' target=_blank>Thanksgiving is a primarily American holiday, he looks forward to sharing the day with his spaceflight partner. "We don’t have so many options of celebration for the day in Russia," said Tokarev, a cosmonaut with Russia’s Federal Space Agency. "But we also like to get together for some celebration. We are like brothers on board,"informs Space.com.

According to Independent Online, Harry Potter rode his magic broom into space this week when the crew of the International Space Station enjoyed a special showing of the new Potter film.

Comments
South Korean President finds DPRK people eating sturgeon at fancy restaurants
NATO to strike Russia through Suwalki Corridor
Sexual abstinence more harmful to women
Russia exposes audio recording proving Ukraine's implication in MH17 disaster
International Peace Day: We demand Peace!
MiG-31 supersonic fighter jet crashes in Central Russia, pilots eject
MiG-31 supersonic fighter jet crashes in Central Russia, pilots eject
MiG-31 supersonic fighter jet crashes in Central Russia, pilots eject
Kremlin reacts to Russian model poisoning in Salisbury
Former GRU officer exposes two Russian Salisbury spies
Chief of Russian National Guards threatens to make juicy meat chop out of Aleksei Navalny
Chief of Russian National Guards threatens to make juicy meat chop out of Aleksei Navalny
Sexual abstinence more harmful to women
Can Russia oppose coalition forces in the Mediterranean?
53 million Russians may lose their jobs within a few years
Can Russia oppose coalition forces in the Mediterranean?
Can Russia oppose coalition forces in the Mediterranean?
USAF to use F-35B Lightning II against Russia's Su-57 and S-400 systems in Syria?
Can Russia oppose coalition forces in the Mediterranean?
Can Russia oppose coalition forces in the Mediterranean?
The Globalization of the Law: A chimera