Flown Kapton foil insulation swatch, approximately 1 x .75, removed from the top hatch of the Apollo 9 Lunar Module Spider by Schweickart and McDivitt before the Spider was cast off into space. Encased in a limited edition cylindrical 2.75 x 3.25 piece of Lucite cut at an angle for display purposes, numbered 4/200, with an Apollo 9 emblem and certificate of authenticity at the bottom. In fine condition. Originally distributed through the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation and accompanied by a matching certificate of authenticity signed by Rusty Schweickart, certifying that the swatch is a piece from his personal collection. The Leon Ford Collection.
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