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The Apollo 11 flag, and the flight plan pages, a roll of the film used on the Moon will be on the auction

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A united states flag that was flown in orbit during the Apollo-11, was among a host of artifacts from the historic mission of the up for auction this week.

The flag was signed and flight-certified by the Apollo 11 command module pilot Michael Collins. “It’s one of the iconic and highly sought after artifact flown to the moon on some of the most historic and avidly collected all of the Apollo missions,” said Bobby Livingston, executive vice president at Boston-based auction house, RR Auction, in a statement.

July 20, 2019, to mark the 50th anniversary of the landing on the Moon. The flag is expected to be at least $60,000 in the auction and the auction will end at 7:00 p.m. and on Thursday evenings.

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The other items in the auction include, among other things, a page from the Apollo 11 flight plan, which was flown into orbit on the Columbia Command Module. The page with the Apollo 11 and a burn chart, signed and flight-certified by phil Collins, and Buzz Aldrin, and it was expected that the raise at least $ 20,000 at auction.

The flag, which was flown into orbit during the Apollo 11 mission.
(RR Auction)

A 70-mm positive film of the Apollo 11 with the Hasselblad camera up for auction. The film is included for 126 of the most iconic images that have been captured on the surface of the Moon, Neil Armstrong, and he was also, according to RR Auction.

The film roll was taken by Terry Slezak, a member of the decontamination team at the Manned Space Center’s lunar receiving laboratory, which was in charge of the processing of the film is brought back from the Apollo moon landings,” said RR Auction, in a statement.

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In the film, is wound on a yellow, Pre-holder, and had a pre-sale estimate of $ 8,000.

The fire Chart for the Apollo 11 flight plan. (RR Auction)

Only 12 men, all Americans, have walked on the Moon.

A more recent area of the items in the auction is a small sterling silver mezuzah case and scroll that had been flown aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia, NASA astronaut, Jeff Hoffman, dated Feb. The 2nd to the 9th of March, 1996. Mezuzahs, which contain scripture verses from the Torah, to be fixed to the doorposts of Jewish homes.

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Hoffman, who is now a professor at MIT, said that he planned to use the sale of the mezuzah, and other items out of his space career, for the funding of a documentary project exploring the Jewish journey through five of the missions. The mezuzah had to be a pre-sale estimate of up to $15,000.

The only 70mm film that was used during the Apollo 11 mission. (RR Auction)

The Apollo artifacts are still a source of fascination. Last year we had a checklist that went into the surface of the Moon, with Armstrong and Aldrin were sold at an auction in New York for $62,500.

In 2017, there is a bag filled with Moon dust, filled as a result of Armstrong’s, was sold by auction house Sotheby’s auction for $1.8 million.

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The mezuzah is that it was flown aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia. (RR Auction)

The bag had been mistakenly identified and wrongfully sold it to an online government auction, for $995. The Chicago-area woman who bought the bag, it has an intense court battle with the us, which is trying to catch up on the work.

Last week, phil Collins revealed in a previously unseen image of the famous moon landing of the members of the flight crew that he found at the bottom of the box.”

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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