Auction Date:2012 May 23 @ 18:00 (UTC-5 : EST/CDT)
Location:5 Rt 101A Suite 5, Amherst, New Hampshire, 03031, United States
Flown recovery beacon antenna cover, flown aboard the Soyuz TMA-1 mission. Cover measures approximately 15? in diameter and is composed of ebonite and carbon fiberglass. Cover is screwed to a vertical mount that stands 34? high, with a plaque on the base. This cover was jettisoned after the successful landing of the spacecraft. This was the first flight of the new TMA-class Soyuz spacecraft, and the fifth mission to fly to the International Space Station.