Manned Flight Awareness medallion, approximately 1.5″ in diameter, depicting the Skylab space station on one side, with the other reading: “This medallion contains metal that traveled through space on the world’s first space station—the US Skylab—in which astronauts Conrad, Kerwin, Weitz, Bean, Lousma, Garriott, Carr, Gibson and Pogue opened a new era in the uses of space. May 14, 1973–February 8, 1974.” Enclosed in a plastic case. In fine condition. Accompanied by a signed certificate of authenticity from Wendt, in part: “This NASA Manned Flight Awareness medallion inside a plastic display holder was presented to me for my contribution to America’s first orbiting Space Station—Skylab—in 1973.” The Leon Ford Collection.
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