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    Mercury-Atlas 9 (Faith 7) Flown Skin Section in Lucite on Wooden Base. A section, 1.25" x 0.5, sealed in a 2" x 1" x 0.375" piece of Lucite mounted to a wedge-shaped wooden base of 3.25" x 3.5" x 1.625" (max) with a plastic plate engraved with the text: "ACTUAL SKIN FROM 'FAITH 7'/ MA-9 MAY 15-16, 1963/ ASTRONAUT GORDON COOPER/ NASA/ MANNED SPACECRAFT CENTER/ HOUSTON, TEXAS". This twenty-two orbit mission was the last of the Mercury series. The first of these that Heritage has ever offered. Scarce. Light wear, otherwise excellent. 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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