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    APOLLO 10

    Apollo 10 Flown Heat Shield Plug in Acrylic Display. A quarter section of a round plug, approximately 0.625" x 0.375" x 1.75" long, sealed in a 3" diameter x 2.5" tall Lucite cylinder with "CERNAN STAFFORD YOUNG/ APOLLO 10/ MAY 18-26, 1969" engraved on the bottom. Apollo 10 was a full-out dress rehearsal for the upcoming Apollo 11 mission that tested all the procedures and equipment of a moon landing mission except for the actual landing. The Lunar Module Snoopy, with Gene Cernan and Tom Stafford aboard, came within 8.4 miles of the lunar surface while Young orbited the moon in the Command Module Charlie Brown, becoming the first man in solo lunar orbit. Very fine with light surface scratching and edge wear that could likely be mitigated.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2018
    11th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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