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    Apollo 11 Command Module Flown Piece of Kapton Foil on a Certificate Signed by Buzz Aldrin. An odd-shaped piece (1.25" x 0.75" overall) of the insulation removed from the Command Module Columbia after its return to earth. It is mounted to a 8" x 3.5" printed certificate stating that "[t]his flown segment is from my personal collection", signed by Aldrin. Kapton foil was used to protect the spacecraft from the extreme environment of deep space; this delicate foil played a critical role by reflecting the sun's intense heat off the ship, helping to maintain comfortable temperatures within. Excellent condition.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2008
    7th Tuesday
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