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Pictures taken on 12/11/18

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The National Cathedral is a pretty neat building
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There's a space-themed stained-glass window!
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That dark thing in the center is an actual moon rock
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Carl hooked me up with the tickets, but hid from the camera
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The view from our original seats. We later found better ones
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Apollo 8 artifacts on display
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The Apollo 8 flight plan!
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Whoa, Moonrise signed by the entire Apollo 8 crew. That's incredible
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You can barely see my yellow bag near the left, that's where we originally sat
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My ticket! Black and white since it was just too blue
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Impressive building
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Hey it's that event we're at!
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National Cathedral, all in blue
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Tall ceilings
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What'd you call me?
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Neat architecture
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Columns
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Columns and arches everywhere you look
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Space!
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We found a side area that didn't have the best angle but was much closer to the speakers.
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The choir
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Jim Bridenstine, NASA Administrator
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It's Jim Lovell!! I haven't been this close since I met him as an 8 year old (or some time around then)
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Jim Lovell eventually had to stop the audience from applauding
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Lovell
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Jim Lovell is the only person to fly to the moon twice without walking on it
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Continuing to talk about the impact of Apollo 8 and of reading Genesis from lunar orbit on Christmas Day, 1968
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Pilot for Gemini VII, Command Pilot for Gemini XII, Command Module Pilot for Apollo 8, and Commander of Apollo 13
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It took some guts to be on the first flight to leave the Earth
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Apollo 8, which had no lunar module, had no lifeboat capability like that which later saved the crew of Apollo 13
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It was a real honor to see Lovell speak
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On his way out, Lovell walked within about a foot of me. If I didn't think it would get my friend in trouble, I would've reached out for a handshake. It was very tempting.
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It's the moon!
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My car is covered in frost
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