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  Gemini 9 Flown Heatshield
Gemini 9 Flown Heatshield


 
Our Price: $149.95

Product Code: GEM9FIS
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For the first time a backup crew flew a mission - Tom Stafford and Gene Cernan - because the prime crew Eliott See and Charles Bassett died in a plane crash. The mission was renamed GT-9A then and performed the most accurate splashdown in the program so far - only 3 km away from the recovery ship USS Wasp.This presentation bears a fragment of the flown Gemini 9 heatshield and comes with a numbered certificate of authenticity plus a fact sheet about Gemini 9.The source of this heatshield fragment was a larger block of heatshield encased into lucite as a presentation piece given to VIPs and NASA workers as recognition for their work in the space program.

Your presentation package includes :
  • 8x10 color glossy presentation - ready to mat and frame
  • Flown fragment of Gemini 9 heatshield
  • Certificate of authenticity
  • Attractive Gemini 9 fact sheet with interesting facts about the mission
  • No discounts allowed for this presentation. This item ships separately, no rush shipping is available for this item.

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