Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Apollo 10 Flown Heat Shield Plug in Lucite Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Command Module Pilot John Young, Signed and Certified. A quarter section of a round plug, approximately 0.625" x 0.375" x 1.75" long, sealed in a 3" diameter x 2.5" tall Lucite cylinder with "CERNAN STAFFORD YOUNG/ APOLLO 10/ MAY 18-26, 1969" engraved on the bottom. Young has signed on the top: "From My Collection/ John Young". Apollo 10 was a full-out dress rehearsal for the upcoming Apollo 11 mission that tested all the procedures and equipment of a moon landing mission except for the actual landing. The Lunar Module Snoopy, with Gene Cernan and Tom Stafford aboard, came within 8.4 miles of the lunar surface while Young orbited the moon in the Command Module Charlie Brown, becoming the first man in solo lunar orbit. Excellent condition, still in its original box.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2010
    21st Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,308

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 19 days left to consign to the 2019 December 8 Civil War, Militaria, Arms & Armor Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    I don’t often do testimonials but in this case I felt truly obligated to thank Heritage Auctions for the extremely professional job your organization did for me.
    Charlie K.,
    Pittsburgh, PA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 September 5 Rare Books Signature Auction Featuring The Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction, Part II
    2019 September 5 Rare Books Signature Auction Featuring The Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction, Part II
    REALIZED $1,437,530