A section of 1 x .25 light-flown lunar surface safety line, carried on the surface of the moon during the Apollo 14 mission, presented to Carl L. Jones II, a NASA employee and Chief of Systems Utilization Section. Swatch is laminated to a 3.25 x 2.75 presentation card reading “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.” Accompanied by an undated TLS, bearing printed signatures of all three Apollo 14 crew members, presenting the swatch to Jones. Also accompanied by a typed memo from Thomas W. Morgan regarding preparations for the Apollo 14 mission. This may well be the only occasion NASA gave a flown artifact to their employees as part of the manned flight. RRAuction COA.
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