Mercury Redstone was piloted by Alan Shepard and became the first manned US spaceflight on may 5th.
This presentation bears a fragment of the flown MR-3 parachute and comes with a numbered certificate of authenticity.
The source of this heatshield fragment is NASA technician Hal French who was given permission to cut parts of the parachute into souvenirs back then - a copy of his certification to us will come with the presentation.
Your presentation package includes :
- 8x10 color glossy presentation certificate - ready to mat and frame
- Flown fragment of MR-3 parachute
- Certificate of authenticity