AMERICAN FLAG CARRIED ON GEMINI 10.
Flown United States flag, made from silk, 4 by 6 inches, inscribed on the lower 3 white stripes.
Gemini 10 docked with an Agena vehicle and then used its propulsion system to fire both vehicles into orbit with an apogee of 413 miles. Agena's thrust was powerful: John Young remarked, "When that baby lights, there's no doubt about it!"
The flag SIGNED by MICHAEL COLLINS (with "pilot") and INSCRIBED "Carried aboard Gemini X to a World Altitude Record, July 1966." Together with Collins' manuscript certification, confirming that the flag "was flown aboard Gemini Ten in July 1966 in my Personal Preference Kit and has been in my possession since then."