by on December 13, 2018
Our fascination with space exploration has only increased since the space program slowed to a halt. To coincide with the 48th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing, this collection of artifacts will be available for auction. Items include flown mission artifacts, items from astronauts and cosmonauts personal collections, and beautiful space photography. One of the highlights of the lot is the lunar sample return bag containing remnants of lunar dust used by Neil Armstrong on the Apollo 11 mission...
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by on December 6, 2018
Named after its signature (and now deteriorating) tread that resembled the footprints left behind by astronauts, this 1972 Nike Moon Shoe is a rare relic. Handmade by Geoff Hollister under the direction of Nike co-founder Bill Bowerman, they were worn in that year's Olympic Trials by marathoner Bruce Mortenson, and were one of just a dozen pairs made. The nylon uppers were imported from Japan, the now-iconic Swooshes attached with fishing line, and the outsole cut, glued, and stitched by hand, m...
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