1963 MERCURY-ATLAS 9 GORDON COOPER SPACE FLIGHT COMMEMORATIVE BADGE

1963 MERCURY-ATLAS 9 GORDON COOPER SPACE FLIGHT COMMEMORATIVE BADGE

£55.00

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Description

A good early (1963) Mercury project space flight commemorative badge.

Gordon Cooper’s solo flight where by he remained in space for an entire day, and became the first American to ‘walk’ in space, orbiting the earth 22 times.

This was the last of the Mercury project space flights.

Cooper was among the first, 7 original Mercury project astronauts and the youngest.

Badge complete with its original 1963 price tag to the reverse.

Badge in excellent condition