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Detail of the presentation with a lunar rock and a flown Georgia state flag.

The text under the flag reads


This flag of your state was carried to the Moon aboard Spacecraft America during the Apollo XVII mission, December 7-19, 1972.

Presented to the people of the state of
GEORGIA
by the
National Aeronautics and Space Administration


The state of Georgia has had many flags throughout its history and while this is not Georgia's current flag, it is the version the state used during the moon landings.

 
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Time picture taken Fri Jun 11 08:45:38 2004
Location picture taken Fernbank Science Center
Atlanta, GA
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