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Read Buzz Aldrin’s hilarious travel request form to the moon

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In 1969, Buzz Aldrin became the second person to walk on the moon. Aldrin was not, however, the second person to fill out boring paperwork. We may never know who holds that humble accolade, but now we know that everyone has to do it, even humanity's greatest explorers.

The retired astronaut had to document the type of vehicle he used between the moon and Cape Kennedy, Florida: a "government spacecraft."

#TBT My mission director @Buzzs_xtina's favorite piece of my memorabilia. My travel voucher to the moon. #Apollo11

Posted by Buzz Aldrin on Thursday, July 30, 2015

Here's a closer shot of the hilariously obvious record:

As Aldrin noted in a comment reply on Facebook, Apollo 11 was an expensive trip, gas-wise, traveling "7 inches to the gallon":

via Facebook

(via Facebook)

h/t Gizmodo