Astronaut’s toothbrush sold for $12k


Jack Swigert

Jack Swigert’s toothbrush was auctioned and sold for $12,861 according to Nate D Sanders auction house. The initial auction price was only one-third of the final price that was sold for.

Swigert was one of the astronauts on board the Apollo 13 mission to the moon in 1970 but was not able to make a touchdown to the moon due to technical problem. He was among the twenty four American astronauts was able to flew around the moon.

In 1982, he died at the age of 51 due to a bone cancer.



(Austrian Tribune)