Astronauts Whipped Up a Pizza Dinner to Prep for Spacewalk (And It Looks Tasty)

Space.com | 4/9/2019 | Meghan Bartels
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Make-your-own pizza is a dinner classic for a reason — and the meal's appeal holds in space, too.

The four astronauts living on the U.S. side of the International Space Station made themselves pizza on Friday night (April 5) and shared photos of their customized dinners.

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"A long week of hard work and spacewalk prep calls for a pizza party," NASA astronaut Nick Hague wrote on Twitter. "Making pizza in space is similar to making pizza on Earth, the only difference is our ovens look a little different and our pizza can float!"

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The team has been focused on preparing for today's spacewalk (April 8), conducted by NASA astronaut Anne McClain and Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques, who is the first Canadian to do a spacewalk in 12 years.

The pair went to work upgrading the station's robotic arm, Canadarm2, in order to to access a backup power supply, turning their...
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