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    Apollo 10 Command Module Flown Heat Shield Plug in Lucite Directly from the Estate of NASA Legend Chris Kraft, with Certificate of Authenticity. A semi-cylindrical plug, 1" diameter x 1.75" long, encased in a 3" diameter x 2.5" tall Lucite cylinder with "APOLLO 10/ May 18-26, 1969" engraved on the bottom. Apollo 10 was considered the "dress rehearsal" for the Apollo 11 Moon landing. During this flight crew-members Tom Stafford and Gene Cernan flew the Lunar Module to within 8.4 nautical miles of the lunar surface. This is the point where Apollo 11 would begin their powered descent only two months later. This plug was removed from the Command Module Charlie Brown after its return to earth. Very fine condition with general light surface scratches.

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    May, 2021
    21st-22nd Friday-Saturday
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