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F1 duo starstruck by astronauts' 'mission for the good of humanity'

(CNN)If not one small step for man, it was one giant leap for two racing drivers.Today they are drivers for Toro Rosso's Formula 1 team, but traveling to space was a childhood dream for 23-year-old Frenchman Pierre Gasly and 25-year-old Russian Daniil Kvyat. And ahead of the United States Grand Prix in Austin, the F1 duo enjoyed a grand tour of NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.This year marks the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landings. NASA, established in 1958, is the US agency for space exploration and research."I've always dreamed of visiting this place," said Gasly. "To speak with astronauts who are currently in space, it's something I've never imagined. It's a really special experience."READ: Hamilton 'could go on until he' ...