Lot #8363
Jack King's Apollo 15 Set of (5) Badges

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Estimate: $200+

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Description

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.’ Set of four original laminated NASA Kennedy Space Center badges for Apollo 15, each approximately 4 x 2.5, including: a public affairs site access pass issued to Jack King, stamped "30"; a launch readiness review pass, stamped "92"; a flight readiness review pass; and a red launch day pass labeled "B" and bearing the Apollo 15 mission insignia, stamped on the reverse "1989." Also included is an original laminated NASA Manned Spacecraft Center badge for Apollo 15, 2.25 x 3.75, issued to "John W. King" and stamped "AV." In overall fine condition, with some mild spots of foxing to public affairs badge. 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: April 13 - April 20