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Astronauts enjoy Thanksgiving dinner in space station...
(CNN) - Not everyone gets the day off work for Thanksgiving. Among those trapped on the job are two Americans 200 miles above the earth.
"We are happy to be up here orbiting above the Earth. If we can't be at home with our families during the holidays, then this is the next-best place that any of us would like to be."
NASA astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Mike Hopkins sent their best wishes from the international space station.
The two flight engineers showed off parts of their Thanksgiving meal that sound frankly, a little unappetizing.
They include thermostabilized yams, irradiated smoked turkey, and freeze-dried green beans.
The view from their thanksgiving table, though, is unbeatable.
In some ways, these guys are lucky, and in others they are not…
Spy Gadgets R Us wishes one and all: