Apollo 9 Mission Pin


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Pin is approximately 1" in diameter with a butterfly clutch backing. Apollo 9 was the first manned flight of the Command/Service Module along with the Lunar Module. Its three-person crew of Mission Commander Jim McDivitt, Command Module Pilot Dave Scott, and Lunar Module Pilot Rusty Schweickart tested several aspects critical to landing on the moon including the LM engines, backpack life support systems, navigation systems, and docking maneuvers. The mission was the second manned launch of a Saturn V rocket, and was the third manned mission of the Apollo Program.