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    A flown piece of John Glenn's spacecraft

    Mercury-Atlas 6 (Friendship 7) Flown Heat Shield Plug in Lucite Display. A round section, 1.25" diameter x 1", sealed in a 2.75" diameter x 2" tall Lucite cylinder with "MA-6/ FEB. 20, 1962" engraved on the bottom. John Glenn was the astronaut on this historic mission, the first American orbital flight. This is the first heat shield fragment Heritage has ever offered from Mercury-Atlas 6. Pristine with "feet" applied to bottom. From the personal collection of Gemini Program Office special assistant and longtime NASA employee, Paul M. Sturtevant.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    1st Friday
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