SNOOPY ASTRONAUT DOLLS–SYMBOLS OF THE APOLLO 10 LM CREW.
Lot 1155
SNOOPY ASTRONAUT DOLLS–SYMBOLS OF THE APOLLO 10 LM CREW.
Sold for US$ 1,830 inc. premium

Lot Details
SNOOPY ASTRONAUT DOLLS–SYMBOLS OF THE APOLLO 10 LM CREW.
Two Snoopy Astronaut dolls, produced in China by Determined Distributions of San Francisco for United Feature Syndicate, 1969, plastic and textile, each 10 inches tall. In original boxes.

The Peanuts comic strip character in a space suit—with the helmets INSCRIBED "Snoopy, LM-4 Call Sign, Tom Stafford, Apollo X Cdr, May 69," and "Snoopy LM-4 Gene Cernan, Apollo X LMP."
Snoopy was adopted by NASA with the full blessing of creator Charles Schulz as the Manned Flight Awareness (MFA) Program mascot. The program used Snoopy as a "spokesperson" to emphasize such topics as flight safety and good quality control during spacecraft manufacturing.
The Apollo 10 LM crew of Stafford and Cernan named their Lunar Module "Snoopy" partly to bring greater recognition of the MFA program. As symbols of their flight, the back of the dolls' helmets have been inscribed and signed by these astronauts. Apollo 10 Command Module Pilot John Young named his spacecraft "Charlie Brown."
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