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    Apollo 13 Flown Beta Cloth Mission Insignia Patch Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Commander James Lovell, Signed and Certified. This dramatic and colorful mission insignia depicts three horses flying across space with the Latin slogan "Ex Luna, Scientia" (from the moon, knowledge). It has been professionally double-matted to 9" x 9". Lovell has signed on the mat beneath the patch: "This patch was flown on Apollo 13 on its flight/ around the moon April 11-17 1970/ James Lovell/ Apollo 13 CDR". Excellent condition.

    On the verso is attached the printed certification from Lovell, in part: "I hereby certify that this Apollo 13 insignia was flown on board the Apollo 13 Command Module, Odyssey during it's perilous flight around the moon April 11-17, 1970. It was one of 450 patches listed in the Commander's Personal Preference Kit and located in pouch part number SEB32100025-301, serial number 1016..."

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    April, 2010
    21st Wednesday
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