After the Apollo 1 fire 1967 Apollo 7 became the first manned Apollo mission testing the new Command Module in earthorbit 1968.
Wally Schirra, Walt Cunningham and Donn Eisele launched on a Saturn IB october 11th 1968.
Flown heatshield material mounted on a 7x9'' rigid foam board certified on the backside.
The source of this heatshield is a larger block formerly encased in lucite and given to NASA workers and VIPs as a recognition of their work in the Apollo program.
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Please note : Due to the nature of the source artifact each presentation differs slightly in color and shape.