Gemini 5 Flown Heatshield
Item #: Gem5FIS
Gemini 5 became the famous "8 days or bust" flight piloted by Gordon Cooper and Charles Conrad. During their 8-day orbital flight the crew also wore personalized patches for the first time. This presentation bears a fragment of the flown Gemini 5 heatshield and comes with a numbered certificate of authenticity plus a fact sheet about Gemini 5. The source of this heatshield fragment was a larger block of heatshield encased into lucite as a presentation piece given to VIP's 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 5 heatshield
Certificate of authenticity
Attractive Gemini 5 fact sheet with interesting facts about the mission
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