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Apollo 9 FLOWN Kapton Foil
Apollo 9 FLOWN Kapton Foil
Apollo 9 FLOWN Kapton Foil
Apollo 9 FLOWN Kapton Foil
Apollo 9 FLOWN Kapton Foil
Apollo 9 FLOWN Kapton Foil

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Lot 8: Apollo 9 FLOWN Kapton Foil

This Kapton foil segment, from astronaut Rusty Schweickart's personal collection, was removed from the hatch of the Apollo 9 Lunar Module (LM) Spider, and flew in space during the Apollo 9 mission.

The Kapton foil, measuring approximately 1" x 1.5", has been matted and framed using archival methods along with an autographed print of Schweickart. The final presentation measures approximately 14" x 23.5".

This lot is also accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Executive Director Tammy Knowles.

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.

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Bidding on this lot opens on November 1, 2014 at 09:00 AM EDT.

Proceeds benefit the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Winning bid amounts over fair market value should be considered a donation and therefore are tax deductible.