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Pete Conrad's Gemini XI Heatshield CorreThis artifact is a flown heatshield core from the Gemini XI spacecraft.  This heatshield core was presented to Astronaut Charles Conrad upon the completion of his Gemini XI mission.

Astronaut Conrad consigned this artifact in February 27, 1994 Space, Sports, and Historical Autgraphs and Memorabilia Auction conducted by Odyssey Auctions.

This was lot number 183 from that auction.  The description in the auction catalog stated, "183. Gemini XI Heat Shield Plug. The plug housed in a lucite space capsule mounted on a wooden base. From Pete Conrad's personal collection."

The Earth To The Moon Air & Space Museum acquired this artifact from the Odyssey auction.

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