ISS Astronauts crave pizza and ice-cream in space, Orbital ATK capsule holds chocolate for the six station astronauts

16 November 2017, 08:18 AM
ISS Astronauts crave pizza and ice-cream in orbit
ISS Astronauts crave pizza and ice-cream in orbit

Earth-to-space delivery- on Tuesday Astronauts received mouth watering Pizza and Ice-cream. The International Space Station arrived two days after the launch from Virginia.

Apart from that, the Orbital ATK capsule holds chocolate and vanilla ice cream for the six station astronauts, as well as make-your-own flatbread pizzas.

Astronauts in space always crave pizza, but it's been particularly tough for Italy's Paolo Nespoli. He's been up there since July and has another month to go.

Nespoli used the space station's robot arm to grab the cargo ship, as they zoomed 260 miles above the Indian Ocean.

Also, the Commercial supply ship carried flatbread, the capsule contains all the makings of a good Earth pizza: sauce, cheese, pepperoni, anchovy paste, tomatoes, pesto, olive oil and more.

The supply ship will remain at the space station until the beginning of December when it's cut loose with a load of trash. It will hover close to the orbiting lab as part of an experiment, then several mini-satellites will be released and it will burn up in the atmosphere on re-entry. Space X, NASA's other prime shipper, will make a delivery next month.

First Published: Thursday, November 16, 2017 07:48 AM
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