Lot #3346
Apollo 14 Flown Safety Line Signed by Edgar Mitchell

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Estimate: $1000+

Description

Flown 1 x .25 section of lunar surface safety line carried to the surface of the moon during the Apollo 14 mission, presented to NASA employee Delia A. Foxwell following the mission. The swatch is laminated to a 3.75 x 2.5 presentation card, signed in black felt tip, “Edgar Mitchell, Apollo 14 LMP.” The card reads: "Presented in appreciation of your role in Apollo 14's success. This small portion of the lunar surface safety line was carried by the astronauts on the moon's surface February 5-6, 1971." In fine condition, with Mitchell retracing the start of his name after a failed first attempt. Accompanied by a vintage glossy 10 x 8 photo of CDR Alan Shepard during an Apollo 14 EVA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space
  • Dates: #619 - Ended October 21, 2021