ALDRIN'S FLOWN APOLLO 11 COMMAND MODULE SKIN FRAGMENT
Lot 75
ALDRIN'S FLOWN APOLLO 11 COMMAND MODULE SKIN FRAGMENT
US$ 2,500 - 3,500
£1,800 - 2,600

The Air and Space Sale

27 Sep 2017, 13:00 EDT

New York

Lot Details
ALDRIN'S FLOWN APOLLO 11 COMMAND MODULE SKIN FRAGMENT
An approximately 1/2 x 3/8 inch FLOWN foil segment mounted on a 3 by 8 inch Typed Note Signed by Buzz Aldrin. This material was used as a thermal protection layer on the very outer surface of Command Module Columbia. It was exposed to the vacuum of space for some 195 hours including almost 60 hours in lunar orbit.
Provenance: Originally from the collection of Apollo 11 Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin.

BUZZ ALDRIN'S Typed Note Signed reads: "The segment placed here was removed from Command Module Columbia after the first lunar landing mission during July 16 to 24, 1969. This flown segment is from my collection."
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