Lot 99
  • 99

[PROJECT GEMINI]. FLOWN GEMINI 5 HEAT SHIELD SEGMENT

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 USD
Sold
3,750 USD
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Description

  • EXPOSED TO SPACE FOR A THEN WORLD RECORD OF 8 DAYS
Gemini 5 heat shield segment approximately ¾ x ¾ x 2 inches. Encased in a Lucite cylinder 3 inches tall and 3 inches in diameter. The base of the cylinder in engraved: "GEMINI V, AUG. 21-29, 1965." With a Typed Card Signed by L. Gordon Cooper describing the heat shield and Gemini 5 flight.
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