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We sometimes wish we were a little closer to those that we love. We might find ourselves separated by miles, especially during the pandemic and we wish we could spend some time with each other.

Many of us may feel this way, even if we live in the same town as our family. Imagine how the people on the space station feel, who are hundreds of miles in space and separated by an unbridgeable gap.

Photo: Pixabay/Wikilmages

Perhaps that is why it was so interesting that they celebrated Thanksgiving together on the space station and even invited their families to visit virtually.

It’s been a few years, but it is still something that is touching hearts down to this day.

They started with a holiday meal that included the typical Thanksgiving fare. They dined on turkey, stuffing, candied yams, and spicy poundcake.

The crew was also able to call home and talk to their loved ones who were still on firm ground.

Photo: YouTube/NASA

We sometimes forget about those who are further away from us. Although there may be some who are further away when you do the math, those who are on the international space station are truly remote.

Learn more about their Thanksgiving celebration in the video below:

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