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    Mercury-Atlas 8 (Sigma 7) Flown Heat Shield Plug in Lucite Display. A section, 1" square x 0.875", sealed in a 2.875" diameter x 2" tall Lucite cylinder with "MA-8/ OCT. 3, 1962" engraved on the bottom. Wally Schirra was the astronaut on this six-orbit mission. This is the first of this format that Heritage has ever offered from Mercury-Atlas 8. Near excellent with remnants of felt attached to bottom (easily removed). 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
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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