"How about that package out of your sleeve? Get that?" is certainly not the most famous phrase uttered by a human while on the moon. And the items nestled in a small packet that astronaut Buzz Aldrin had stowed in the pocket just below the shoulder of his extravehicular mobility unit were certainly not mission critical. They were sentimental objects, intended to be left on the moon purely for symbolic and commemorative purposes.
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Written by Michelle L.D. Hanlon for The Conversation April 10, 2019
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