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"Each Apollo astronaut was allowed to take a small number of personal items to the Moon," continued Jack. Their PPKs, or Personal Preference Kits, were often filled with trinkets--coins, stamps or mission patches. Al Shepard took golf balls. On Gemini 3, John Young brought a corned beef sandwich. "My father chose trees," says Jack. "It was his way of paying tribute to the US Forest Service."
Originally posted by Quickfix
I see no point in this okay, say the museum is set up, now what?
No one can see it.
I think someone is just dreaming way too much.
Originally posted by Arbitrageur
reply to post by thedarklingthrush
Thanks, I never heard about this before, it's interesting. I'm not sure why they had to smuggle it though, it sounds like it was small enough to fit into the astronauts' PPKs if they could get the astronauts to take them