Lot #62
Gemini 8 Heatshield Desk Presentation

Gemini 8 Heatshield Desk Presentation
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Description

Gemini 8 Heatshield Desk Presentation

A substantial segment of flown heat shield from the Gemini 8 spacecraft, measuring approximately 1.75 x 1 x .5 and encased in a 3 x 2 x 1.5 Lucite block, displayed on a wooden base with an engraved plaque reading: "Heat Shield of Gemini #8, 'First Docking in Space,' Neil Armstrong, Dave Scott, 16 March 1966." The base features two gold-tone pen-holder tubes on the left and right sides. A few marks and scratches, and a chip to a back corner of the Lucite block, otherwise fine condition. An appealing presentation piece.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space and Aviation Auction
  • Dates: #451 - Ended April 23, 2015