Local 6 takes a look at auction items that have traveled to space and back.
Space.com shows the Activation Checklist used by Apollo 13 commander James Lovell to power-up the “lifeboat” Lunar Module that saved the lives of the crew. The checklist sold on Nov. 30, 2011 for $388,375 at an auction in Dallas, Texas and was theCREDIT: Heritage Auction Galleries
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