Or the time John Young got investigated by Congress for smuggling a corned beef sandwich into space on Gemini 3.
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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"I brought it with me," Young replied, somewhat matter of factly. "Let's see how it tastes. Smells, doesn't it?"
What Young revealed was the world's first — and possibly last — corned beef sandwich to fly in space.