Lot #3380
Al Worden's Lunar Module #9 Kapton Foil

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Estimate: $800+


Al Worden's personally-owned limited edition 5″ x 4″ x 1″ Lucite display, numbered 04/25, containing a swatch of 1″ x 2″ Kapton foil removed from Lunar Module #9 during its 1996 restoration. The display features a photo of the LM and a caption: "This is an original piece of Kapton Foil removed from the H-Series Lunar Module 9 (LM 9) in April 1966 during restoration. LM 9, which is currently on display at the Kennedy Space Center's Saturn V Center, was scheduled to fly on Apollo 15, but was replaced with LM 10 which was a J-Series 'extended stay' LM when the Lunar Rover was added to the flight." Includes a certificate of authenticity from Lee R. Starrick of the Astronaut Rescue Team.

From the collection of Apollo 15 CMP Al Worden, and accompanied by a letter of provenance from his daughter Alison (Worden) Penczak.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space
  • Dates: #607 - Ended April 22, 2021