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NASA Collectibles - $10M/Yr

January 11, 2012 3:37:18 AM UTC by cardman1968 in Astronauts & Space Travel and Lobby

Who knew? $10 million per year - that's what industry experts estimate that collectors spend on "space" collectibles. And NASA is a willing partner, making sure to bring hundreds or even thousands of trinkets along on each shuttle flight. And now a new collector "feat of strength" appears to be collecting one item from each of the 133 successful shuttle missions.

The bottom line is that none of this surprises us collectors - even the $390K one collector bid for a binder of notes from the infamous Apollo 13 mission.

Spend a few minutes learning about space collectibles and trends in the hobby:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2012/01/07/skys-the-limit-on-sale-prices-for-nasa-collectibles.html

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