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ORIGINALLY FROM THE COLLECTION OF APOLLO 11 LUNAR MODULE PILOT BUZZ ALDRIN

Flown Apollo 11 command module skin fragment
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 4,375 USD
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ORIGINALLY FROM THE COLLECTION OF APOLLO 11 LUNAR MODULE PILOT BUZZ ALDRIN

Flown Apollo 11 command module skin fragment
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 4,375 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Flown Apollo 11 command module skin fragment
An approximately ¼ by ¼ inch FLOWN foil segment mounted on a 3 by 8 inch Typed Note Signed by Buzz Aldrin. This foil material served as the thermal protection layer on the very outer surface of Command Module Columbia. It was exposed to the vacuum of space for some 195 hours including almost 60 hours in lunar orbit, and traveled over 500,000 miles.
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Catalogue Note

BUZZ ALDRIN’S Typed Note Signed reads: "The segment placed here was removed from Apollo 11 Command Module Columbia after the first lunar landing mission of July 16 to 24, 1969. This flown segment is from my personal collection."

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