This is how astronauts celebrate Thanksgiving and other holidays in space

The holidays may look a little different this year due to the pandemic, but they will still happen -- even in space.

The International Space Station will host seven crew members throughout the holiday season, the most ever for the orbiting laboratory in its 20 years of having humans living aboard.

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