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Contraband Corned Beef and the Gemini III Mission

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Astronaut John Young, the pilot of the Gemini III mission, inspects his helmet in the ready room in preparation for the launch. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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What's New on the Moon ... After 50 Years

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One of the last unopened Apollo-era lunar samples collected during Apollo 17 has been opened under the careful direction of lunar sample processors and curators. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Space Launch System Rocket at Dawn

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NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket with the Orion spacecraft aboard is seen at sunrise atop a mobile launcher at Launch Complex 39B, Monday, April 4, 2022. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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April 12, 1981: Launch of the First Shuttle Mission

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On April 12, 1981, NASA launched is first Space Transportation System, or space shuttle, mission, carrying astronauts John Young and Robert Crippen into orbit. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 
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