Flown heat shield fragment removed from the Apollo 7 command module and which spent nearly 11 days in the vacuum of space. The triangular fragment measures approximately 1.75 x .75 x .5 and is encased in a rectangular piece of Lucite with an embedded mission plaque listing various mission details. In fine condition. Consignor notes that the item originates from Chuck Graham, the executive director of public relations for North American Aviation.
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