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ALS - Autograph Letter Signed
ANS - Autograph Note Signed
AQS - Autograph Quotation Signed
AMQS - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed
DS - Document Signed
FDC - First Day Cover
Inscribed - “Personalized”
ISP - Inscribed Signed Photograph
LS - Letter Signed
SP - Signed Photograph
TLS - Typed Letter Signed
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Space Shuttle Collection of Artifact Swatches8472 - Space Shuttle Collection of Artifact Swatches
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Collection of artifact presentations featuring relics from the Space Shuttle program, including: an 8 x 10 certificate featuring flown swatches of sol
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Spacecraft Insulation8473 - Spacecraft Insulation
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Available to US bidders only. A large insulation assembly consisting of both the insulation and metal bracket, measuring approximately 30 x 18.5 x 5.7
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Space Shuttle Hi-Temp Insulation8474 - Space Shuttle Hi-Temp Insulation
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Large flown insulation assembly used in the wings of the Space Shuttle to protect the aluminum structure from the radiant heat of the Reinforced Carbo
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Space Shuttle Columbia Multi-Layer Insulation8475 - Space Shuttle Columbia Multi-Layer Insulation
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Available to US bidders only. Unflown Multi-Layer Insulation (MLI) Blanket with gold foil on all sides, 14 x 26 x 2, part number "73 A 847011 2...
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Summary Message Enable Keyboard8476 - Summary Message Enable Keyboard
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Summary Message Enable Keyboard (SMEK), measuring 9.5 x 7 x 10, with a Ford Aerospace & Communications Corporation label on the side of the fram...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Space Shuttle Thermal Micrometeorite Garment Glove8477 - Space Shuttle Thermal Micrometeorite Garment Glove
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Early Space Shuttle–era white Thermal Micrometeorite Garment (TMG) glove, measuring approximately 8.5 x 17, featuring silicon fingertips, a Velcro-clo
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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KSC Pad 39A Light Fixture8478 - KSC Pad 39A Light Fixture
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Original light fixture from the the Fixed Service Structure (FSS) of Kennedy Space Center's famous Launch Pad 39A, measuring approximately 14 x ...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Space Shuttle Tool Kit Pouch8479 - Space Shuttle Tool Kit Pouch
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Early Space Shuttle tool kit pouch constructed of beta cloth, 10 x 15 x 4, labeled on the reverse with part numbers, "V638-650420-001, 03953 B2...
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Shuttle Pair of Crew Module Protective Covers8480 - Shuttle Pair of Crew Module Protective Covers
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Uncommon pairing of Crew Module-Interior Flight Deck Protective Covers, 20.5 x 33.5, used to protect the interior of the Shuttle from UV damage while
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Space Shuttle Atlantic Quilt With Flown Beta Cloth Material8481 - Space Shuttle Atlantic Quilt With Flown Beta Cloth Material
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Gorgeous handcrafted quilt created by Jean Wright, a former Aerospace Composite Tech of Soft Goods for NASA’s space shuttle program. Entitled 'L...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Space Shuttle Videocassette Recorder8482 - Space Shuttle Videocassette Recorder
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Space Shuttle videocassette recorder by Lockheed Engineering, 19 x 10.5 x 18.5, featuring removable recorder with "Counter" and "Tape...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Space Shuttle Spacelab Experiment Module Stowage Locker8483 - Space Shuttle Spacelab Experiment Module Stowage Locker
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Space Shuttle Spacelab experiment module stowage locker, 19 x 29 x 25.25, with sturdy alloy metal frame and upward opening door with metal labels to t
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Space Shuttle-era Educational Suit8484 - Space Shuttle-era Educational Suit
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Shuttle-era space suit designed by NASA for educational and training purposes at Oklahoma State University. This reproduction model consists of severa
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Space Shuttle Payload and General Support Computer8485 - Space Shuttle Payload and General Support Computer
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A Payload and General Support Computer (PGSC) manufactured by GRiD Systems modified for use aboard the Space Shuttle, measuring approximately 11.5 x 9
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Space Shuttle LH2 Shutoff Valve Engineering Prototype8486 - Space Shuttle LH2 Shutoff Valve Engineering Prototype
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Engineering prototype of a shutoff valve which regulated flow of propellant to the Space Shuttle Main Engine (SSME), measuring approximately 5 x 9 x 3
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Space Shuttle Main Landing Gear Uplock Actuator Engineering Prototype8487 - Space Shuttle Main Landing Gear Uplock Actuator Engineering Prototype
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Engineering prototype of the Space Shuttle Landing Gear Uplock Actuator, measuring approximately 16 x 10 x 11, bearing a Bertea Corporation tag on the
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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STS-60: Ken Reightler's Flown Shirt8489 - STS-60: Ken Reightler's Flown Shirt
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Ken Reightler’s green-and-blue Land’s End long-sleeve rugby shirt worn and flown during the STS–60 mission, size large, embroidered on the left breast
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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STS-73: Kathy Thornton's Flown Mission-Worn Polo Shirt8490 - STS-73: Kathy Thornton's Flown Mission-Worn Polo Shirt
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Kathy Thornton’s green Land’s End short-sleeve polo shirt worn and flown during the STS–73 mission, women’s regular size small, embroidered on the lef
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Astronaut Group 11 Signed Sheet8491 - Astronaut Group 11 Signed Sheet
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Uncommon off-white 8.5 x 11 sheet bearing two postage stamps and postmarked August 1, 1985, signed in ink or felt tip above their typed names by the t
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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STS-1 Multi-Signed Oversized Photograph8492 - STS-1 Multi-Signed Oversized Photograph
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Wonderful color semi-glossy 10.75 x 13.75 photo of the launch of Columbia, the first orbital spaceflight of NASA's Space Shuttle program, on Apr...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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STS-1 and STS-41C Signed Photograph8493 - STS-1 and STS-41C Signed Photograph
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Color semi-glossy 10 x 8 photo of the crews of STS–1, STS–41–C, and other NASA personnel posing together in front of a shuttle launch pad, vertically
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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STS-1 Signed Photograph8494 - STS-1 Signed Photograph
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Limited edition color satin-finish 8 x 10 photo honoring the 30th anniversary of the STS-1 launch, numbered 1/36, signed in black felt tip, "Jo...
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STS-2 Signed Landing Site Chart8495 - STS-2 Signed Landing Site Chart
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Rare first edition STS-2 Runway Chart, 8 x 10.5, dated February 7, 1981, displaying the Transoceanic Abort Landing site at Spain's Rota Naval Ba...
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STS-6: Paul Weitz Oversized Signed Photograph8496 - STS-6: Paul Weitz Oversized Signed Photograph
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Color glossy 7.75 x 9.75 photo of the maiden launch of the Space Shuttle Challenger and start of the STS-6 mission, signed in black felt tip, "...
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STS–41-B: Bruce McCandless Oversized Signed Photograph8497 - STS–41-B: Bruce McCandless Oversized Signed Photograph
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Wondrous color satin-finish 20 x 16 photo of McCandless floating untethered in space during his STS–41-B mission, signed in silver ink, “An out of the
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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ALT and STS Set of (12) Crew Signed Covers8498 - ALT and STS Set of (12) Crew Signed Covers
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Set of twelve covers signed by astronauts and crews from various Space Shuttle and Approach and Landing Test flights, including: STS-5; STS-8; STS-41-
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Space Shuttle Columbia Set of (7) Signed Photographs8499 - Space Shuttle Columbia Set of (7) Signed Photographs
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Seven color semi-glossy 8 x 10 photos, six of which are official NASA photos, each signed and inscribed in black felt tip or gold ink by the pictured
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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STS 51-L Pair of Signed Covers8500 - STS 51-L Pair of Signed Covers
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Appealing pair of covers bearing STS-51-L launch day postmarks of January 28, 1986, featuring a total of 37 astronaut signatures, including: Dick Scob
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Christa McAuliffe's Handwritten Grade School Paper8501 - Christa McAuliffe's Handwritten Grade School Paper
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Handwritten school assignment by the 10-year-old McAuliffe, signed across the top, "Christa Corrigan," one page, 7 x 8.5, October 24, 1958...
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Air Force Launch Operations Countdown Clock8503 - Air Force Launch Operations Countdown Clock
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United States Air Force countdown clock, measuring 19 x 3.75 x 14.75, with an affixed red label on the front, reading, "Property of USAF PAN/AM...
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Air Force Launch Rangetime Operations Clock8504 - Air Force Launch Rangetime Operations Clock
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United States Air Force clock, measuring 19 x 3.75 x 14.75, with an affixed red label on the front, reading, "Property of USAF PAN/AM/ASD 08(60...
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Toxicology Suit Size Medium8505 - Toxicology Suit Size Medium
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Protective Outfit Toxicological Microclimate suit by Lite Industries, size medium, unused, consisting of helmet assembly, protective coveralls liner,
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Toxicology Suit Size Small8506 - Toxicology Suit Size Small
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Protective Outfit Toxicological Microclimate suit by Lite Industries, size small, unused, consisting of helmet assembly, protective coveralls liner, b
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Relay Satellite Model8507 - Relay Satellite Model
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Vintage model of a relay satellite, measuring an overall 7.5? tall with a diameter of 3.5?. In fine condition.
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Mariner 2 Science Telemetry8508 - Mariner 2 Science Telemetry
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Telemetry strip of data transmitted from the Mariner 2 probe to Venus, 8 x 1.75, as received by the JPL flight control center in California in Decembe
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Project Viking Pre Selector/Mixer Cable Assembly8509 - Project Viking Pre Selector/Mixer Cable Assembly
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Small cable assembly component from Mars Viking Orbiter/Lander, measuring 1.75 x 2.25, with markings reading, "55305-16 W6, S/N 201." Incl...
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Joe Kittinger Signed Photograph8510 - Joe Kittinger Signed Photograph
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Color glossy 8 x 10 photo of Kittinger performing his then record-breaking skydive, signed in black felt tip, “Joe W. Kittinger." In fine condi...
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