Shocking! Gemini Astronaut Smuggled Corned Beef Sandwich Into Space 50 Years Ago

March 24, 2015 9:57 PM

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John Young was a pioneering astronaut who had many firsts in his career, including the first sandwich smuggled into space, 50 years ago this week. (Photo : NASA)

John Young was the pilot aboard the pioneering spaceflight Gemini 3 and was also, likely, the first person to smuggle an object into space - a corned beef sandwich.

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