View Full Version : Fast Food Delivery: Progress Docks With ISS

2007-Dec-26, 11:20 PM
A new Progress cargo carrier docked to the International Space Station’s Pirs docking compartment early Wednesday, bringing almost 2.5 tons of fuel, air, water and other supplies to the station and its three-member crew. One of the first items unpacked were fresh tomatoes and lettuce, to be used for an anticipated culinary treat of [...]

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2007-Dec-27, 12:36 AM
In an earlier press conference Whitson mentioned she was especially looking forward to receiving the “fixings” for hamburgers, especially since the crew wouldn’t be able to enjoy the Christmas meal that space shuttle Atlantis was supposed to bring on its flight, originally scheduled for early December.

Because when you think Christmas dinner, you think hamburgers. ;)

2007-Dec-27, 04:36 AM
How do you keep a burger together in freefall?

man on the moon
2008-Jan-01, 12:07 AM
How do you keep a burger together in freefall?

A fancy-schmancy toothpick, of course! (http://mjgradziel.com/burger/giant_burger.html)

Scroll down near the bottom of the page, about 5 pictures from the end.

2008-Jan-01, 04:12 PM
Buddy, when you're a hundred miles up, you jury rig. So, if you want a Christmas dinner and you have the ingredients for hamburgers, you make hamburgers.