International Space Station crew prepares for Thanksgiving a long way from home

This photo provided by NASA shows the Soyuz TMA-20M spacecraft as it lands with Expedition 48 crew members NASA astronaut Jeff Williams, Russian cosmonauts Alexey Ovchinin, and Oleg Skripochka of Roscosmos near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016. A record-setting American and two Russians landed safely back on Earth Wednesday after a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station. (Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP)
This photo provided by NASA shows the Soyuz TMA-20M spacecraft as it lands with Expedition 48 crew members NASA astronaut Jeff Williams, Russian cosmonauts Alexey Ovchinin, and Oleg Skripochka of Roscosmos near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016. A record-setting American and two Russians landed safely back on Earth Wednesday after a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station. (Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP)

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – It will be a Thanksgiving a long way from home.

Turkey and football are on the menu tomorrow for the crew on the International Space Station.

NASA astronaut and station commander Shane Kimbrough will serve as the holiday chef.

He’ll warm up pouches of sliced smoked turkey, candied yams, and cherry and blueberry cobbler. He’ll also add water to the bags of freeze-dried cornbread dressing, green beans and mushrooms, and mashed potatoes.

Mission Control promises to beam up some live football games.

The crew of six includes another American, Peggy Whitson, a Frenchman and three Russians.

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