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    Skylab (SL-1) Flown Fragment of Space Station as Recovered in Australia, in Lucite Display. A flat 1" square metal fragment encapsulated in a 4" tall x 3.5" square (at base) pyramid-shaped Lucite display with the Skylab insignia. On the bottom, it reads in full: "Skylab, America's first space station, was launched on May 14, 1973, from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida. After orbiting the Earth 34, 981 times and traveling almost 1 billion miles, the space station reentered the Earth's atmosphere on July 11, 1979. Discovered in Western Australia after surviving its fiery reentry, this historical Skylab fragment was authenticated by NASA." Includes plush storage bag, very fine. From the collection of Lee Nunn.

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