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Featured Flashback: Bringing the Family to the Moon


When astronaut Charlie Duke launched aboard Apollo 16, he took his family with him… or at least a photo of them! As a way to excite his young sons about him being gone, Duke brought a photo of the family to the Moon. Hear the story in the next edition of Tell Me A Story.



Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s Tell Me a Story video series shares incredible experiences from real astronauts. For a complete playlist of this series and Untold Stories from the Rocket Ranch, explore through the visitor complex’s YouTube Channel, ExploreSpaceKSC.

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