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Daemon
Posted: Saturday, March 22, 2014 12:00:00 AM
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NASA Launches Gemini 3 (1965)

Gemini 3 was the first manned launch of the Gemini program, whose objective was to develop techniques for orbital rendezvous and docking—procedures later used in the Apollo moon-landing missions. Gemini 3's primary goal was to test the new, maneuverable Gemini spacecraft. In space, the crew fired thrusters to change the shape of their orbit, shift their orbital plane slightly, and drop to a lower altitude. What dangerous contraband did one astronaut sneak on board the spacecraft? More...
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He snuck on a corned beef sandwich, of which each astronaut had a bite before it was put away. Fears that the crumbs could affect the instrument panels were the reason it was contraband.
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Thanks for the answer. fascinating stuff.
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