Lot #3322
Apollo 13 Heat Shield Fragments, with Certificate Signed by James Lovell [Attested to as Flown by Ken Havekotte]

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Estimate: $200+


Small package of fragments attested to as flown and removed from the Apollo 13 command module Odyssey's ablative aft heat shield by aerospace memorabilia specialist Ken Havekotte, affixed to an 11 x 8.5 certificate of authenticity, dated April 5, 1996, signed in black ink, "James Lovell, Apollo 13," and by Havekotte, stating that the "attached fragments are original pieces from Apollo 13's ablative aft heat shield of the Command Module #109 (Spacecraft Odyssey) of AS-508 that flew nearly 143 hours in space around the moon on April 11-17, 1970." In fine condition.

Auction Info

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