Lot #6200
Jack King Collection of Apollo Badges

Jack King Collection of Apollo Badges
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Estimate: $200+

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Jack King Collection of Apollo Badges

Kennedy Space Center Chief of Public Information during projects Mercury, Gemini and Apollo (1931–2015) who provided public announcements and commentary for several of the mission launches, including the announcement of the Apollo 11 launch, which earned him the nickname ‘Voice of Apollo.’ Collection of ten laminated access badges issued to Jack King, a former Chief of Public Information and Public Affairs Officer for NASA, including: a Gemini Mission Control Center badge; an Apollo 11 launch certificate, numbered 9638; Firing Room Access badges for Apollo 12, 13, and 14; Flight Readiness Review badges for Apollo 12 and 14; and three NASA–DOD Presidential Tour Press Pool badges, each dated November 16, 1963. Also includes King’s engraved desk name block. In overall very good to fine condition. Originating from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, a portion of the proceeds for the sale of this item will be donated to the ASF.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space And Aviation Auction
  • Dates: October 13 - October 20