MEDALLION CARRIED ON GEMINI XI.
Lot 1103
CHARLES CONRAD'S MEDALLION CARRIED ON GEMINI XI.
Sold for US$ 1,220 inc. premium
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CHARLES CONRAD'S MEDALLION CARRIED ON GEMINI XI.
Flown medallion, arrow-shaped, sterling silver, 1⅛ inches long. Carried on the Gemini XI flight. The crew mission emblem is on the obverse, and the flight dates of "Sept 12-15 1966" are engraved on the reverse.

WITH CHARLES CONRAD'S signed provenance note, in which he states that the medallion flew in space and is from his personal collection, and also that he "was mission commander and fellow astronaut Richard Gordon was pilot. Our flight accomplished a rendezvous with the Agena target vehicle in less than one orbit of the earth." The crew emblem illustrates the Gemini spacecraft and Agena target vehicle making increasingly larger orbits around the earth. A space-suited astronaut is also shown during a spacewalk.
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