Lot #8210
Apollo 9 Flown Kapton Foil Fragment

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Estimate: $200+

Description

Flown Kapton foil insulation swatch, approximately 1.25 x 1.25, removed from the top hatch of the Apollo 9 Lunar Module Spider by Rusty Schweickart before the Spider was cast off into space. Encased in a limited edition cylindrical 2.75 x 3.25 piece of Lucite cut at an angle for display purposes, numbered 1/200, with a mission insignia and a certificate of authenticity at the bottom stating that the artifact originates from the personal collection of Rusty Schweickart. In fine condition. Originally distributed through the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation. Accompanied by its original matching box, numbered 1/200.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space and Aviation Auction
  • Dates: #498 - Ended April 20, 2017