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Lot 2: 'Skywalking' with Tom Jones in Shenandoah National Park

'Skywalking' with Tom Jones in Shenandoah National Park


You've seen the movie A Walk in the Woods — now experience the scenic Appalachian Trail for yourself alongside a Space Shuttle astronaut! Join four-flight veteran Tom Jones for a hike in beautiful Shenandoah National Park. You and a guest will join Jones for a day-long trek through the best the Appalachian mountains have to offer. Experience the Skyland section of Skyline Drive, including the Appalachian Trail, White Oak Canyon Falls, and views from Stony Man summit. The experience includes a trail lunch and dinner after your journey in the Warrenton, Virginia area.

Selected by NASA in January of 1990, Jones flew as a mission specialist on four space shuttle missions: STS-59 and STS-68 in 1994, STS-80 in 1996, and STS-98 in 2001. Jones has logged a total of more than 52 days (1,272 hours) in space, including three spacewalks totaling more than 19 hours.

Transportation to and from this experience and accommodations are not included. The actual date of the experience, not to exceed one year after the close of the auction, will be determined by the above astronaut's schedule.

ASF reserves the right to disqualify the high bidder, to reject the high bid, and to accept a bid from a lower bidder, for any reason within their discretion, which shall be exercised in good faith. The winning bidder of this experience may be required to submit proof of identity and be subject to a background check. Hold harmless agreement required.

Bid History

Bidding on this lot concluded on September 25, 2015 at 09:00 PM EDT.

Bidders: 2 Bids: 5 Winning Bid: $1456

Bidder Bid Time Bid Amount (USD)
216 2015 Sep 25 15:05:25 GMT $1456
202 2015 Sep 26 00:59:27 GMT $1356
216 2015 Sep 25 15:05:25 GMT $1200
202 2015 Sep 25 23:29:07 GMT $1100
216 2015 Sep 25 15:05:25 GMT $1000