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    Apollo 8 Flown Heat Shield Ablator in Acrylic Display. A 1.875" long section of the heat shield charred by the intense heat of re-entry, contained in a half-capsule shaped display, 3.5" x 3.125". The Apollo 8 mission insignia is incorporated into the design of the front. The back bears the text: "Apollo 8 Moon Mission. Dec.21 thru Dec. 27 1968. 1st Manned Spacecraft to Leave Earth Gravitation Field and Orbit Moon. Re-Entry Speed 24,6000 MPH. Temp. of H/S Ablator 5000º. 10 Orbits of Moon. -North American Rockwell-" Excellent condition.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2012
    2nd Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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