Apollo Astronaut's US Flag Secretly Carried on the Moon Heads to Auction

SPACE.COM | on Mon, Mar 20, 5:06 AM

One of a small stash of U.S. flags secretly carried on the moon is heading for sale, along with the pouch where it was hidden. Credit: RR Auction via collectSPACE.com When Apollo 15 astronaut David Scott became the seventh person to walk on the moon in 1971, he wore a spacesuit adorned with American flags on both his left shoulder and atop his life support backpack. But as an upcoming auction reveals[1], those were not the only two U.S. flags he had on him. Unbeknownst to even Scott until aft...

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