Rare Sputnik-1 model auctions for $847,000

Rare Sputnik-1 model auctions for $847,000

The Sputnik-1 model is one of only three still in private hands

Bonhams’ Air and Space sale features huge selection

Bonhams’ Air and Space sale features huge selection

Items from Alexander Graham Bell and the Wright Flyer will be sold

Buddy Holly’s Cessna aeroplane auctions on August 19

Buddy Holly’s Cessna aeroplane auctions on August 19

Buddy Holly was learning to fly in the months before he died

Heathrow Terminal 1 contents coming to auction

Heathrow Terminal 1 contents coming to auction

If you've ever wanted your own baggage carousel, now's your chance

Neil Armstrong sample bag sets new auction record

Neil Armstrong sample bag sets new auction record

The bag achieved $1.8m in Sotheby’s first space memorabilia sale

1934 DH84 Dragon biplane valued at $258,500

1934 DH84 Dragon biplane valued at $258,500

The rare DH84 Dragon will cross the block at Bonhams

Apollo 13 flight plan to sell at Sotheby’s

Apollo 13 flight plan to sell at Sotheby’s

The flight plan shows what happened when things went wrong

Yuri Gagarin’s first flight records to cross the block

Yuri Gagarin’s first flight records to cross the block

Yuri Gagarin became the first person in space, in April 1961

Neil Armstrong Moon rock bag to sell for $4m?

Neil Armstrong Moon rock bag to sell for $4m?

The sample bag was mistakenly sold at a government auction

Apollo guidance computer makes $94,000

Apollo guidance computer makes $94,000

The computer had less processing power than a calculator

Apollo guidance computer will lead space sale

Apollo guidance computer will lead space sale

The Apollo guidance computer had less power than a calculator 

Vin Flyer plane banner to sell at Heritage Auctions

Vin Flyer plane banner to sell at Heritage Auctions

The Vin Flyer was the first plane to be flown across the US

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