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    Mercury-Atlas 9 (Faith 7) Flown Heat Shield Plug in Lucite Display. A section, 1.125" x 0.875" x 1", sealed in a 2.875" diameter x 2" tall Lucite cylinder with "MA-9/ MAY 15-16, 1963" engraved on the bottom. Gordon Cooper was the astronaut on this twenty-two orbit mission. This is the first heat shield fragment Heritage has ever offered from Mercury-Atlas 9. Near excellent with felt "feet" applied to bottom. From the personal collection of Gemini Program Office special assistant and longtime NASA employee, Paul M. Sturtevant.

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    November, 2013
    1st Friday
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