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Item 257 - Apollo Heat Shield Catalog 396 (Nov 2012)

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Unique 4 x 3 x 2 heat shield test block of the Apollo Command Module from 1966. Affixed to one side of the lightweight block is a 3.25 x 2 plaque which reads, “Test block from heat shield of Apollo Command Module 1966.” Signed on the sides in silver and gold ink by Gene Cernan, Dave Scott, Alan Bean, Edgar Mitchell, Charlie Duke, Wally Schirra, and Rusty Schweickart, with all the astronauts adding their respective mission under their signatures. In fine condition. These heat shields were designed to withstand temperatures in excess of 3200°C and of course protect the occupants within the capsule. Pre-certified Steve Zarelli and RR Auction COA.

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