January 2015 Auction Ends Thursday, January 29th, 5pm Pacific
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 1/29/2015
U.S. flag flown in space aboard the Columbia on NASA's very first space shuttle mission, STS-1. The little Old Glory comes mounted to a certificate signed in print by the astronauts who flew it, mission commander John Young and pilot Bob Crippen. The certificate bears mission insignia and photos of the spacecraft, as well as a printed statement that reads: ''Presented to Bill Haney / This flag was flown aboard Space Shuttle 'Columbia' (STS-1) April 12-14, 1981. It is presented to you in recognition of the significant contribution you made to the success of the mission.'' Columbia orbited the Earth 36 times before landing in California at Edwards Air Force Base. Flag measures 5.75'' x 4''. Mounted to an overall size of 8.5'' x 11''. Toning, show-through of adhesive to flag and light staining to certificate. In very good condition.
Space-Flown U.S. Flag -- Orbited Earth on the Space Shuttle's First Ever Flight
Space-Flown U.S. Flag -- Orbited Earth on the Space Shuttle's First Ever Flight
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Minimum Bid: $600
Final prices include buyers premium.: $750
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Auction closed on Thursday, January 29, 2015.
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