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    Apollo 11: Neil Armstrong's Training-Used Plain Black Eyepatch Directly from the Collection of Lunar Module Mission Simulator Instructor H. Ray Hubbard. A 3" x 2.75" black cloth patch with an approximately 17" diameter thin elastic headband. From Hubbard's notes: "A plain eyepatch used by Neil Armstrong for night adapting his eye to make star alignments during training. Other crew members used fancier ones- Pete Conrad used a ruffled eye patch, but Neil Armstrong preferred a plain one." This has to be one of the most interesting and unique Armstrong items Heritage has offered. Excellent.

    Captain Hershell Ray Hubbard, USAF, was an LMMS instructor at the Cape and also Staff Support at Houston as required. He has carefully preserved these items as a history of the preparations for this landmark flight and is now sharing them with the public.


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    May, 2019
    9th-11th Thursday-Saturday
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