Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    John Young's Personal ID Badge for the Space Shuttle External Tanks Assembly Plant Directly from his Personal Collection, Certified and Signed. A laminated pass, 3" x 4.5", attached to a clip. It reads, in full: "NASA/ National Aeronautics and Space Administration/ MICHOUD ASSEMBLY FACILITY/ OFFICIAL VISITOR". "John W. Young" and "Astronaut" have been entered as name and title. A line drawing of the facility is featured. It is dated "Apr 28 1997" on the verso. The MAF is located in eastern New Orleans, Louisiana and is used by NASA contractor Lockheed Martin as a construction plant. It is a giant facility, with forty-three acres under one roof. Previous to the shuttle external tank program, Michaud built the first stages of the Saturn 1B and Saturn V rockets. Excellent condition.

    On the back of the badge, Young has written: "My badges. John Young".

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2009
    1st Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 697

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 40 days left to consign to the 2018 August 23 Cartography Signature Auction !

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage has gone above and beyond my expectations in handling all of my transactions in a thoroughly professional manner. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone worldwide for the exemplary auction and valuation services they provide.
    Richard H.,
    Corsicana, TX
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 May 11 Space Exploration Signature Auction - Dallas
    2018 May 11 Space Exploration Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,136,520