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    Gemini 9A Flown Fliteline Sterling Silver Medallion Originally from the Collection of Wally Schirra. This 25mm x 20mm shield-shaped silver medal has the mission insignia on the front which depicts the Gemini spacecraft in rendezvous with an Agena Target Vehicle and a tethered astronaut forming the figure "9", all in front of a large Roman numeral "IX". The reverse gives the surnames of the crew, Cernan and Stafford, as well as the engraved dates of the mission, "June 3-6 1966". There is a pin affixed to the back to allow this to be worn on clothing. A signed Letter of Authenticity is included; it states "This Gemini IX sterling silver medallion was flown on the Gemini IX mission during June 3 to 6, 1966. I received it after the flight by fellow astronauts Tom Stafford and Gene Cernan." Excellent condition.

    For more information on this topic, be sure to read Howard Weinberger's article, The Gemini Fliteline Medals.


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    October, 2008
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