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    Gemini 11 - Apollo 13: Seven NASA Mission Control Center Badges Directly from the Personal Collection of Astronaut John Young, All Signed. An amazing group of seven different 2.5" x 4" (approximate dimensions) laminated badges, none with attached clips. All are signed "John W. Young" on the front. Excellent condition except as noted. As follows:
    Gemini 11: Light green, vertical, lists both "GEMINI" and "APOLLO" side-by-side with "11" stamped under "Mission" on the Gemini side, "Young, John W." stamped, warnings printed on verso. Some waviness to the laminate, appears to be as made.
    Apollo 6: (The last unmanned Apollo test of the Saturn V rocket, April 4, 1968.) Buff-colored, horizontal, with bold NASA "meatball" logo, issued for the MCC Viewing Room, Houston, "John W. Young" stamped, blank verso.
    Apollo 7: Light green, vertical, "John W. Young" stamped, warning printed on verso. Some cracking in the laminate. Young was backup command module pilot for this flight.
    Apollo 8: Buff-colored, horizontal, with bold NASA "meatball" logo, issued for the MCC Viewing Room, Houston, "Astronaut 10" stamped, blank verso.
    Apollo 9: Buff-colored, horizontal, with bold NASA "meatball" logo, issued for the MCC Viewing Room, Houston, "Cmdr. John Young" stamped, blank verso. Some toning and looseness to the laminate.
    Apollo 12: Buff-colored, horizontal, with bold NASA "meatball" logo, issued for the MCC Viewing Room, Houston, "John Young" stamped, blank verso.
    Apollo 13: Light green, vertical, "John Young" stamped, warning printed on verso. Young was backup commander for this flight.


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    April, 2010
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