The six Expedition 50 crew members celebrate Thanksgiving in space, Nov. 24, 2016, with rehydrated turkey, stuffing, potatoes and vegetables.
In past years, NASA astronauts have taken off from work on Thanksgiving Day, but this year, they'll be working up an appetite doing science all day before gathering for dinner. Of the six crewmembers currently on the ISS, only two are Americans — Shane Kimbrough and Peggy Whitson — but everyone on the station will come together at the dinner table.
In this one second exposure photograph, the Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft is seen launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome with Expedition 50 crewmembers NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy of Roscosmos, and ESA astronaut Thomas […]
Cosmic ‘Winter’ Wonderland Although there are no seasons in space, this cosmic vista invokes thoughts of a frosty winter landscape. It is, in fact, a region called NGC 6357 where radiation from hot, young stars […]