Lot #702
Ion Thruster Model

Ion Thruster Model
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Description

Ion Thruster Model

An uncommon and unusual 1/8 scale model of NASA’s Manned Exploration vehicle. Four-piece model measures 39″ tall with two revolving pieces. Model is housed in its original wooden box with a label affixed to the inside cover which reads, “Manned Spacecraft; Mars Exploration Vehicle; Electric Propulsion–Generated by Nuclear Reactor. Length—600 Ft. Scale 1/8″=1’ NASA.” Some flaking and chipping to paint resulting in a few areas of surface loss, as well as the partial loss of a few decals, otherwise fine condition. Model originates from the estate of NASA employee Robert Oldrieve. RRAuction COA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space & Aviation IV
  • Dates: November 15 - November 29