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WATCH: A look at how astronauts eat Thanksgiving dinner

Cooking a turkey? Not exactly. How astronauts eat Thanksgiving dinner. (via The Christian Science Monitor) Floating aboard the International Space Station, NASA astronauts Rick Mastracchio (l.) and Mike Hopkins, show off their NASA-prepared ingredients that will become their Thanksgiving dinner of turkey, mashed potatoes, and sides.(Courtesy of NASA) Cooking…  …

Astronauts’ eyeballs deformed by long missions in space, study finds

By Ian Sample Flattening at the back of their eyes may be caused by increased pressure of cerebrospinal fluid in microgravity Brain scans of Nasa astronauts who have returned to Earth after more than a month in space have revealed potentially serious abnormalities that could jeopardise the future of long-term…