Going Once: Space Capsule, Slightly Used

Astronaut gloves, moondust, gear from Houston's Mission Control -- space stuff is blasting off on the auction block

If Dennis Tito, the American financier who bought his way onto a Soyuz spacecraft for $20 million, is smart, he'll overpack for his trip into space on Apr. 28. The reason: Stuff that has been in space is fetching a pretty penny on the auction block these days. Space items -- especially those that, as collectors put it, have "flown" -- can be a handsome investment. And two new auctions of space stuff set for May will test the demand anew.

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