An astronaut and a corned beef sandwich go up to space. Chaos ensues. Read more below on the most eventful few bites of sandwich ever taken.

JOHN YOUNG HAD THE LONGEST CAREER OF ANY ASTRONAUT. Young was the ninth person to walk on the moon. Over his 42 years of active service for NASA, he f

YOUNG'S FIRST SPACE MISSION WAS THE GEMINI 3. In 1965, Young and Gus Grissom flew the spacecraft they nicknamed Molly Brown, after The Unsinkable Moll
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YOUNG SMUGGLED A CORNEDBEEF SANDWICH ON THE FLIGHT Fellow astronaut Walter Schirra had bought the sandwich at Wolfie's in Cocoa Beach and had given it

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FROM SPACE TO CONGRESS, IT WAS SURELY THE MOST DRAMATIC FEW BITES OF CORNED BEEF EVER EATEN. Young died in 2018 at age 87. We hope he can forgive us f

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