Apollo 13 Flown Parachute & Moon Rock Lucite
A genuine segment of Apollo 13 flown Command Module "Odyssey" parachute encased in lucite alongside a genuine NWA 10203 lunar meteorite.
Apollo 13 Flown Parachute: The flown material contained within this lucite is Parachute taken from the Apollo 13 Command Module ''Odyssey'' after the famous flight. The flown parachute in question was sourced from the Space Coast Cover Service.
NWA 10203 Moon Rock: The moon is constantly hit by meteorites and with no atmosphere and little gravity the larger impacts eject lunar rocks into space. After this impact, this meteorite will eventually be brought down to Earth by the Earth's gravitational pull. Scientists and universities all around the world examine meteorites and compare them with known lunar material, e.g. samples collected during the Apollo missions. The composition of gases and isotopes found is so unique that they can say for sure the material originated from the moon. The encased meteorite was acquired from Meteorite Hunter and Discovery Channel's ''Meteorite Men'' T.V. Star, Steve Arnold.
- Overall Acrylic is 12cm x 7cm x 3cm
- Space flown parachute measures approx. 7mm
- Genuine moon rock weighs approx. 50-100mg
- Comes in a white gift box bearing the Apollo Program insignia
The space flown material came from the collection of Theodore Knaceke whom in turn was gifted it by John W. Kiker.
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