First (Contraband) Corned Beef Sandwich in Space

March 24, 2015 12:30 PM

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Just about two hours into the flight of Gemini 3, NASA's first two-man space mission 50 years ago Monday (March 23), pilot John Young reached into his spacesuit's pocket and pulled out a surprise.

"Where did that come from?" Gus Grissom, the mission's commander, asked his crewmate.

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