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Title Souvenir Specimen from the Moon Flight Apollo 8
Description Souvenir specimen from the Moon Flight Apollo 8 presented to Tom Bradley. Framed fragments of the ablative heat shield, gold and aluminum mylar which protected the spacecraft from radiant heat by reflecting the sun's rays.
Dimensions H-11 W-9 D-0.75 inches
Artist National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Date launched 1968-12-21, landed 1968-12-27
Catalog Number 2000.14.24
Collection History
Name historic objects