Astronauts Officially Own Their Space Memorabilia

Beam me up Starky

Beam me up Starky

2015-07-06 14:33:50

One of the things Obama surely got right back in 2012 was when he signed a bill guaranteeing that Apollo, Mercury and Gemini astronauts officially had full ownership of their space flown disposable gear, ending decades of uncertainty for all parties as to ownership of those pesky toothbrushes and notebooks!
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Beam me up Starky

Louise Jones

2015-07-06 14:33:50

I was reading about NASA slapping law suits on astronauts selling items at auction, particularly at Heritage. NASA claim it's all their property and they never gave the astronauts permission to take mementos. One item sold for $240,000 and is now being held by the courts to decide ownership!




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