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Old 04-14-2021, 09:53 AM
TigerHawk TigerHawk is offline
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Originally Posted by tbzep
I had to do a little reading to see when the award began. It seems to have started in 1968, which was before the May 1969 Apollo 10 flight and the reason for my curiosity of its origins. The Apollo 10 command module was named Charlie Brown and the lunar module was named Snoopy. I wonder if the award was on their minds when they named their ships.

I believe there was a Snoopy stuffed animal that launched and returned with them also.
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