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    Apollo 9 Flown Texas State Flag Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Lunar Module Pilot Rusty Schweickart, Signed and Certified. A 5.625" x 4" cloth flag of the Lone Star State that flew into space aboard Apollo 9, March 3-13, 1969, with crewmembers Jim McDivitt, Dave Scott, and Rusty Schweickart. Texas, of course, is the home of the Johnson Space Center, NASA's headquarters for manned spaceflight activities. Schweickart has signed on the lower red stripe: "Flown on Apollo 9/ Rusty Schweickart". We find no record of a previous sale at auction of an Apollo 9-flown Texas flag. Excellent condition with minor light creasing.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2011
    30th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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