FLOWN Apollo Soyuz Beta cloth emblem
Lot 359
EMBLEM CARRIED ON APOLLO SOYUZ TEST PROJECT.
Sold for US$ 3,660 inc. premium
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The Space Sale New York
16 Jul 2009 13:00 EDT

Auction 17402
Lot Details
EMBLEM CARRIED ON APOLLO SOYUZ TEST PROJECT.
Flown Apollo Soyuz emblem, 3½ inches in diameter, printed on Beta cloth, 5 inches square. Carried on the Apollo Soyuz Test Project flight by Tom Stafford. Features an Apollo CSM docking with a Soyuz vehicle, the American and Russian crew names printed around the outer edge.

Accompanied by a Typed Letter Signed by Tom Stafford on his stationery, which reads in part: "This Apollo-Soyuz Beta cloth emblem was carried in space on the historic Apollo-Soyuz Test Project during July 15-24, 1975. It was placed in my personal preference kit (PPK) on board the Apollo command module."
The Beta cloth has been signed by all ASTP crew members: Tom Stafford, Vance Brand, D. K. Slayton, Aleksei Leonov, and Valery Kubasov. An inscription along the bottom by Stafford reads: "Flown on ASTP, July 15-24, 1975, T.P.S."
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