Unused fully intact Space Shuttle Solid Rocket Booster (SRB) pilot parachute complete with canvas lanyards. Stencilled on the outside of the bag is “P/N 5710-501,” “S/N SS48675,” “Date of MFG. Sept. 1986,” and “Pioneer Parachute Co., Inc.” The pilot parachute has a diameter of 11.5 feet, weighs a hefty 68 pounds, and provides the force necessary to activate mechanisms which pull the drogue parachute from its stored position. RR Auction COA.
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