Mercury MA-8 'Sigma 7' - Flown Heatshield Presentation - Schirra
Mercury MA-8 "Sigma 7" flown heatshield fragment
Mercury Sigma 7 was piloted by Wally Schirra. Launched october 3rd 1962 Schirra became the 5th American in space.
The source of this heatshield fragment was a larger block of heatshield given to VIP's and NASA workers as recognition for their work in the space program which was also signed by Wally Schirra.
Triangle fragment of heatshield material mounted on a 7x9'' rigid foam board certified on the backside.