Texan has out-of-this-world Christmas on International Space Station

FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, file photo, U.S. astronaut Shane Kimbrough, a member of the main crew to the International Space Station (ISS), talks to his relatives prior to the launch of the Soyuz MS-02 space ship, in Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. NASA said Monday, Nov. 7, that astronaut Kimbrough filed his ballot from the International Space Station sometime over the past few days. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, Pool, File)

KILEEN, Texas (KXAN) — One Texan spent Christmas among the stars on the International Space Station.

Kileen local Shane Kimbrough is the officer of the Expedition 50 Crew. He drives a group of American and French space travelers.

The team delighted in a dried out devour of customary sustenance from each of the places where they grew up.

“Will gobble exceptionally spring up here at Christmas. Obviously we’re all going to miss our relatives and wish we could be with them, however will have an awesome time up here. Be that as it may, similar to Thomas said before, will think about what this entire season intends to us and our families,” said Cmdr. Shane Kimbrough.

The U.S. space travelers chowed down on turkey, cornbread stuffing, shoemaker and chocolate cake for pastry. The French space travelers feasted on bull tongue and gingerbread.

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