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Apollo 15′s secret stash of flags

Friday, March 17, 2017 16:30
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He didn’t know it at the time, but as Dave Scott walked on the moon in 1971, he had on him a secret stash of U.S. flags. Hidden by an engineer in Scott’s oxygen purge system, the small flags were only discovered after he came back to Earth. Now, 46 years later, RR Auction is set to sell one of the flags, along with the bracket-mounted pouch in which it was stowed.

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