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    Gemini 12 Flown American Flag Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Commander James Lovell, Signed and Certified. This 6" x 4" cloth U.S. flag flew on Gemini 12, the last flight of the project, orbiting the Earth fifty-nine times, November 11-15, 1966 with Lovell and Buzz Aldrin aboard. Lovell has signed this flag on a white stripe: "Flown aboard GEMINI XII/- James Lovell ".Objectives of the mission were to prove that an astronaut could work safely and easily outside the spacecraft, to perform scientific experiments, and to rendezvous and dock with an Agena target vehicle. Excellent condition.

    Included with this lot is a signed letter of authenticity from Lovell stating: "[This] Small United States flag was flown on board Gemini 12 spacecraft. Gemini 12 launched in November of 1966 was the tenth and final flight of the Gemini series, which bridged the Mercury and Apollo programs."


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    April, 2010
    21st Wednesday
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