Lot #3212
Apollo 11 Flown Kapton Foil and Apollo Achievement Award: A. J. Maynard

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Estimate: $400+

Description

Scarce NASA certificate for the "Apollo Achievement Award," 10 x 7.75, presented to A. J. Maynard, which bears a flown .75″ x .5″ swatch of Kapton foil removed from the Apollo 11 spacecraft after splashdown. Printed text reads: "In appreciation of dedicated service to the nation as a member of the team which has advanced the nation's capabilities in aeronautics and space and demonstrated them in many outstanding accomplishments culminating in Apollo 11's successful achievement of man's first landing on the moon, July 20, 1969." Lower right bears a preprinted signature of NASA Administrator Thomas O. Paine, and the lower left bears an affixed caption. Includes the rare original presentation folder issued to “A. J. Maynard II,” with an affixed Snoopy sticker. In fine condition. Maynard was a supervisor of Heat Shield Installations at North American Rockwell.

Auction Info

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