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    Apollo 7 Flown Robbins Sterling Silver Medallion, obtained by Astronaut Joseph P. Kerwin as a member of the Astronaut Flight Office. The 32 mm medal, with the serial number 178, was flown aboard Apollo 7, the first manned mission in the Apollo program to be launched. It was an eleven-day Earth-orbital mission, the first manned launch of the Saturn IB launch vehicle, and the first three-man American space mission. The crew consisted of Walter M. Schirra, Donn F. Eisele, and Walter Cunningham.

    The obverse of the medal shows a command and service module with its SPS engine firing, the trail from that fire encircling a globe and extending out symbolizing the Earth-orbital nature of the mission. The Roman numeral VII appears in the South Pacific Ocean and the crew's names appears on a wide arc at the bottom. The reverse has the dates of the mission and the number. From the collection of Joseph P. Kerwin, M.D., who has included a signed Letter of Certification verifying its provenance.


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