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    Apollo 15 Flown Robbins Silver Medallion, Serial Number 97, from the collection of astronaut Jack Lousma. 35mm, with the mission dates engraved on the reverse, "Jul. 26, 1971 / Jul. 30, 1971 / Aug. 7, 1971". This medallion was flown July 26-August 7, 1971, aboard Apollo 15, the fourth mission to land on the moon. The crew consisted of Alfred Worden, James Irwin, and David Scott, who drove the Lunar Rover, which was used on the moon for the first time. Jack Lousma was among the astronauts who developed the Rover.

    The design features three birds flying over the Hadley Rille section of the moon, and a line of craters form the Roman numeral "XV." The reverse includes the quote "Man's flight through life is sustained by the power of his knowledge" and the engraved dates.

    This medallion comes complete with a handwritten Letter of Certification from Jack Lousma. From the personal collection of Jack Lousma.

    (For more information on this topic, be sure to read Howard C. Weinberger's article, The Robbins Treasure Medals- Apollo 12 and Apollo 15.)


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    March, 2008
    25th Tuesday
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