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    First Bible Taken to the Moon

    Apollo Prayer League Celestial Bible, the First Bible Taken to the Lunar Surface. This is a fifty page segment of the first Bible taken from Earth to another celestial body, 7mm square, mounted on a card 4.25" x 6.25", with the serial number 14-177-20. The first Bible on the Moon was commissioned by the Apollo Prayer League, a group of NASA employees at the Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston. Bible societies in 50 different countries and commercial Bible publishers participated in creating this multiversion Bible in Microform. It carried was carried to the lunar surface in the spacesuit of Astronaut Edgar Mitchell as a personal favor to Reverend John Stout. Mitchell was the pilot of the Lunar Module Antares. He spent nine hours and 17 minutes of February 9, 1971 walking on the Moon. Together with Apollo 14 commander Alan Shepard, Mitchell holds the record for the longest ever moonwalk and traveled further on the surface than anyone else.

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    March, 2008
    25th Tuesday
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