Apollo 11 50th Anniversary

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Appealing color semi-glossy 8.5 x 11 paperstock photo of the cover to the April 1952 issue of Startling Stories, signed in black ink by Buzz Aldrin. In fine condition.

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Limited edition color glossy 15.75 x 19.75 photo of Lunar Module Pilot Harrison Schmitt posing next to the American flag during an Apollo 17 EVA, with the planet Earth glowing in the distance, numbered 491/500, signed in the lower border in black felt tip by the photographer, Gene Cernan. Laminated and in fine condition. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Galaxy Incorporated, which…

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Official color vintage 8 x 10 NASA lithograph of Glenn in a bow tie with a Mercury 7 pin on his lapel, signed and inscribed in ink, "Best regards to my good friend Rita and many thanks for all the help during MA-6 prep—John H. Glenn, Jr., Mercury Astronaut.” In very good to fine condition, with surface loss and scratches to the upper left corner. Glenn flew his MA-6 mission aboard the…

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Jeff Hoffman's flown cover from the November 1993 issue of Sky & Telescope magazine carried on STS-61, 8.25 x 10.75, signed in the lower left in silver ink by Hoffman (tracing over an initial signing attempt in gold). The cover story, "Fixing HST," detailed the task at hand for STS-61, the first Hubble Space Telescope servicing mission, and included "Astronaut Jeff Hoffman&#…

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Hefty Campo del Cielo iron meteorite, showing faint surface indentations (regmaglypts) caused by the surface melting during flight. The whole specimen weighs 4.8 kilograms and measures approximately 137 mm x 112 mm x 79 mm. Campo del Cielo is a class IAB iron meteorite, comprised of about 93% iron and 7% nickel plus trace elements. It was first discovered in 1576 by Spanish explorers under Captai…

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Appealing Dronino iron meteorite slice, polished on both faces to reveal remarkable iron sulfide inclusions with an ameboid shape. The full slice weighs 176.7 grams and measures approximately 132 mm x 90 mm x 2.5 mm. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Geoff Notkin of Aerolite Meteorites Inc. and the TV show Meteorite Men, as well as a specimen identification card. Dronino is n…

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Dronino iron meteorite whole individual, showing a remarkable coarse exterior, reminiscent of the pock-marked surface of the asteroid from which it originated. The whole specimen weighs 499.2 grams and measures approximately 150 mm x 82 mm x 21 mm. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Geoff Notkin of Aerolite Meteorites Inc. and the TV show Meteorite Men, as well as a specimen i…

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El Tiro ordinary chondrite (L3) meteorite slice, exhibiting a very highly brecciated composition. The full polished slice weighs 102.9 grams and measures 129 mm x 105 mm x 3.5 mm. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Geoff Notkin of Aerolite Meteorites Inc. and the TV show Meteorite Men, as well as a specimen identification card. El Tiro (meaning 'the shot') was discove…

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Amazing Northwest Africa (NWA) 10023 pallasite meteorite slice, boasting large, angular, multi-colored extraterrestrial olivine crystals in an attractive palette of amber, yellow, and brown. The full etched and polished translucent slice weighs 21 grams and measures approximately 71 mm x 60 mm x 2 mm. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Geoff Notkin of Aerolite Meteorites Inc. …

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Fascinating Northwest Africa (NWA) 11288 Martian (shergottite) meteorite slice, exhibiting vugs (cavities) and shock melt. The partial polished slice weighs 3.7 grams and measures approximately 46 mm x 24 mm x 1.2 mm. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Geoff Notkin of Aerolite Meteorites Inc. and the TV show Meteorite Men, as well as a specimen identification card. NWA 11288 i…

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Extraordinary Northwest Africa (NWA) 11474 lunar meteorite end cut, comprised of lunar feldspathic breccia. The partial stone end cut weighs 67.2 grams and measures approximately 65 mm x 43 mm x 30 mm. It has an expertly polished face that shows off the brecciated composition, and the weathered exterior has red patches known as caliche stain, caused by exposure to the desert environment. As a lar…

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Northwest Africa (NWA) 11474 lunar meteorite fragment, comprised of lunar feldspathic breccia with red patches known as caliche stain (weathering), caused by exposure to the desert environment. The as-found fragment weighs 10.3 grams and measures approximately 33 mm x 26 mm x 11 mm. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Geoff Notkin of Aerolite Meteorites Inc. and the TV show Met…

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Northwest Africa (NWA) 11474 lunar meteorite fragment, comprised of lunar feldspathic breccia with red patches known as caliche stain (weathering), caused by exposure to the desert environment. The as-found fragment weighs 4.1 grams and measures approximately 23 mm x 14 mm x 8 mm. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Geoff Notkin of Aerolite Meteorites Inc. and the TV show Meteo…

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Beautiful Northwest Africa (NWA) 11474 lunar meteorite slice, comprised of lunar feldspathic breccia with visible metallic inclusions, which may be 'impactor metal.' The full slice weighs 20.9 grams and measures approximately 90 mm x 60 mm x 1.5 mm, and was expertly prepared with a diamond lap finish. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Geoff Notkin of Aerolite Meteorit…

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Beautiful Northwest Africa (NWA) 11474 lunar meteorite slice, comprised of lunar feldspathic breccia with an unusually large white clast. The expertly polished full slice weighs 9.7 grams and measures approximately 64 mm x 40 mm x 1.5 mm. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Geoff Notkin of Aerolite Meteorites Inc. and the TV show Meteorite Men, as well as a specimen identificat…

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Interesting Northwest Africa (NWA) 12265 eucrite-melt breccia meteorite slice, showing shock veins (black vein-like markings) and remarkable brown and tan melt features. The full polished slice weighs 65.7 grams and measures approximately 133 mm x 76 mm x 2.5 mm. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Geoff Notkin of Aerolite Meteorites Inc. and the TV show Meteorite Men, as well …

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Northwest Africa (NWA) 7397 Martian (shergottite) meteorite fragment found near Smara, Morocco, in 2012, exhibiting a black fusion crust. The fragment weighs 3.3 grams and measures approximately 18 mm x 12 mm x 11 mm. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Geoff Notkin of Aerolite Meteorites Inc. and the TV show Meteorite Men, as well as a specimen identification card. NWA 7397 wa…

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Attractive Northwest Africa (NWA) 869 chondrite (L3-6) meteorite, nicely cut into two matching halves with both faces polished. As a whole, the matched pair weighs 102.1 grams and measures approximately 66 mm x 32 mm x 31 mm. The exterior shows a weathered fusion crust, and the interior shows abundant multi-colored chondrules and brecciation. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by…

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Gorgeous Seymchan pallasite meteorite slice, consisting of approximately 70% nickel-iron alloys and 30% extraterrestrial olivine gemstones. Beautifully polished and etched on both faces, the partial slice weighs 180.8 grams and measures approximately 130 mm x 81 mm x 2.5 mm. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Geoff Notkin of Aerolite Meteorites Inc. and the TV show Meteorite M…

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Large Seymchan siderite meteorite slice, beautifully etched on both faces to reveal a complex lattice-like Widmanstätten pattern. The full etched slice weighs 742.9 grams and measures approximately 223 mm x 113 mm x 5 mm. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Geoff Notkin of Aerolite Meteorites Inc. and the TV show Meteorite Men, as well as a specimen identification card. D…

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Three handsomely presented Sikhote-Alin iron meteorite 'shrapnel' pieces that were torn apart during flight, decoratively transformed with 14K gold wire into a pendant necklace and pair of earrings. The pendant meteorite measures approximately 60 mm x 30 mm x 14 mm, and is wrapped in an ornate gold-wrapped curly mount, suspended from a linked gold chain necklace. The earring meteorites me…

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Extraordinary Sikhote-Alin iron meteorite, featuring remnant black fusion crust caused by extreme heat during meteorite's flight, as well as abundant and delicate flowlines caused when part of the meteorite's surface became molten during flight. This meteorite originates from the largest recorded meteorite fall in history, on February 12, 1947, over the Sikhote-Alin Mountains in Siberia, …

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Wolf Creek iron meteorite originally found in Australia in 1947, exhibiting a weathered exterior with a rose-like shape. The whole individual specimen weighs 304.4 grams and measures approximately 76 mm x 67 mm x 37 mm. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Geoff Notkin of Aerolite Meteorites Inc. and the TV show Meteorite Men, as well as a specimen identification card. Located …

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Satin-finish 8 x 10 photo of Pad Leader Guenter Wendt conversing with a suited-up Scott Carpenter during the Mercury program, signed vertically in blue felt tip, "Scott Carpenter" and "Scott prepares for MA-7, Guenter F. Wendt, Padleader, 5/62." In very fine condition.

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