Friday August 14, 2020

A lucky dip that’s out of this world

This is an Aladdin’s cave of space memorabilia

11th September, 2016
12
1931 railway poster by Margaret Horder

There is no dip luckier than the house contents sale that yields unexpected treasures. It happens, one might say, once in a blue moon.

This was the case when an Irishman living in Houston, Texas, called in at an estate sale to find an Aladdin’s cave of space memorabilia – the collection of scientist Charles M Grant whose career at the Nasa-manned Spaceflight Center spanned the Mercury, Apollo, Skylab and Shuttle programmes.

The...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly

€315

€248

Unlimited Access for 2 Years

This product does not auto-renew

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The best writing and and the biggest stories of 2019 from the Business Post

Richie Oakley | 7 months ago

Denis O’Brien is back in court, residents continue to fight the Council on halting site and a row surfaces in government over rent control proposals

Leanna Byrne | 4 years ago