This Joystick Controller Used by Apollo 15 Astronaut Just Sold for $610,000 at Auction

It looks like a crude, do-it-yourself video game controller. And it’s pretty much useless as a functioning device.
Nonetheless, it sold for a staggering $610,064 at auction. That’s because the contraption is actually the joystick controller used by astronaut David Scott to land Apollo 15’s lunar module on the moon 43 years ago.
The sale is believed to be the highest price ever paid at a public auction for part of a NASA spacecraft.

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