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Out of this world; We may be a long, long, way from space but that has never stopped us being totally fascinated by it - and sometimes looking a bit silly in the process.

Cardiff-born Tony Llewellyn fulfilled every little boy's dream when he was >picked as a scientist-astronaut. Sadly, he never made it into space They definitely don't make fancy dress costumes for would-be space > explorers like that anymore Guess what this little boy's name >is? Oh, okay, we'll tell you - it's Neil Edwin Michael Carlin. He was named after the Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin Aldrin (aka Buzz Aldrin) and Michael Collins (command module pilot) Oh, you can just imagine the conversation can't you? Some >little boys never grow up, much to their parents' chagrin!

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Talk about provenance! This flag >that former First Minister Rhodri Morgan is carrying was actually flown in space by astronaut Dafydd Rhys Williams

It was one small step for man which led to one giant leap for two brothers >from Porthcawl being allowed to stay up late to watch the moon landing. Here are Richard and Robert Godwin at their mum's pub aged 14 and 10. Forty years after the moon landing, they actually go to meet their hero, Buzz Aldrin
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:Mar 5, 2014
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