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    Apollo 15 Flown National Flag of Greece Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Command Module Pilot Al Worden, Signed and Certified, with Signed LOA. A 6.25" x 4.25" cloth Greek national flag that travelled 1.4 million miles to the moon and back aboard Apollo 15 in 1971. This flag has nine alternating stripes of blue and white with a white cross against a blue canton. When this flag flew into space, it was the design in use by the Navy and abroad; it was later adopted as the sole national flag in 1978. Worden has signed along the lowest white stripe: "Flown to the Moon on Apollo 15 Al Worden CMP". Excellent condition.

    Included with this lot is a letter of authenticity signed "Al Worden" on his letterhead, stating (in part): "I hereby certify that this flag from Greece included with this letter went to the moon aboard Apollo 15 in the spacecraft 'ENDEAVOUR'. It remained in the command module during the lunar orbit phase of the flight."


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    November, 2011
    30th Wednesday
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