One Giant Leap: Celebrating Space Exploration 50 Years after Apollo 11

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Date of the auction: 18.07.2019

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THE TIMELINE BOOK – Apollo 11 LM Timeline Book . [Houston:] Manned...

THE TIMELINE BOOK – Apollo 11 LM Timeline Book . [Houston:] Manned Spacecraft Center, Flight Planning Branch, 19 June-12 July 1969. Flown aboard the Lunar Module Eagle and annotated by astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin in real time, 20-21 July 1969, the Timeline Book is the most important

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$7,000,000 - US$9,000,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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MERCURY FLIGHT OPERATIONS MANUAL – NASA Project Mercury Capsule Flight...

MERCURY FLIGHT OPERATIONS MANUAL – NASA Project Mercury Capsule Flight Operations Manual, Capsule 7, SEDR 109-7 . St. Louis: McDonnell Aircraft Corporation, 15 August 1960. Flight operations manual issued for America's first manned space flight. This manual contains all critical procedures to

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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MERCURY STAMP – Postal envelope signed. Cape Canaveral First Day of Issue...

MERCURY STAMP – Postal envelope signed. Cape Canaveral First Day of Issue postmark dated 20 February 1962. Signed envelope with Mercury stamp released for Mercury Atlas 6, John Glenn's orbital flight. SIGNED by Scott CARPENTER, Gordon COOPER, John GLENN, Wally SCHIRRA, D. K. SLAYTON, and Alan

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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FAITH 7 ORBITAL CHART – Mercury Orbit Chart MOC-6, 1st Edition . USAF...

FAITH 7 ORBITAL CHART – Mercury Orbit Chart MOC-6, 1st Edition . USAF Aeronautical Chart and Information Center for NASA, February 1963. Orbital chart on which Gordon Cooper records Faith 7 launch and landing times, along with other flight comments. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Gordon COOPER: “ I have

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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MERCURY COLOR PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION. 16 photographs, each signed by the...

MERCURY COLOR PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION. 16 photographs, each signed by the astronaut depicted and many inscribed. [Taken in 1962-1963.] Signed photographs by Scott CARPENTER, Wally SCHIRRA, and Gordon COOPER. Mercury astronauts in training, in space suits and in civilian clothes. Sixteen color

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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GEMINI-TITAN 4 MISSION – Gemini Spacecraft Number Four . McDonnell Aircraft...

GEMINI-TITAN 4 MISSION – Gemini Spacecraft Number Four . McDonnell Aircraft Corp. for NASA, 15 May 1965. A Gemini press reference guide for the Gemini-Titan 4 mission, signed by five astronauts. SIGNED and INSCRIBED with their individual Gemini Titan flight numbers (GT) on the title page: "Buzz

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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FLOWN ON GEMINI 5 – Cloth mission emblem, 1965.

FLOWN ON GEMINI 5 – Cloth mission emblem, 1965. A flown emblem from the crew of Gemini 5, the first to have an emblem designed and attached to their space suits. The central feature is a white and brown covered wagon surrounded by the words GEMINI 5, COOPER, and CONRAD in red. The emblem is

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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FLOWN ON GEMINI 5 – United States flag, 1965.

FLOWN ON GEMINI 5 – United States flag, 1965. Gordon Cooper's flown U.S. flag, displayed with his letter describing important flight events on Gemini 5. INSCRIBED by Gordon COOPER noting his Gemini 5 launch date "8/21/65," the launch site at Cape Canveral with an arrow, and the final splashdown area

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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GEMINI-TITAN 5 LIFT-OFF. Photograph signed by Gordon COOPER and Charles CONRAD.

GEMINI-TITAN 5 LIFT-OFF. Photograph signed by Gordon COOPER and Charles CONRAD. The “8 Days or Bust” Gemini 5 crew starts their mission. A large photograph, boldly INSCRIBED and SIGNED: " GT 5 Launch, 21 Aug 1965, Gordon Coope r" and " Eight Days or Bust, Charles Conrad ." An ultra-sharp image of

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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GEMINI-TITAN 2 – Gemini-Titan II Air Force Launch Vehicle: Press Handbook...

GEMINI-TITAN 2 – Gemini-Titan II Air Force Launch Vehicle: Press Handbook, Second Edition, Manned Flight. The Martin Company, 1966. Press handbook that contains the rocket's history, signed by Gemini astronauts. SIGNED and INSCRIBED: " My Personal Copy – Gordon Cooper ." Additionally SIGNED and

Lot #: 34

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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FLOWN ON GEMINI 9 – Cloth mission emblem, 1966.

FLOWN ON GEMINI 9 – Cloth mission emblem, 1966. Rare Gemini IX emblem carried by Stafford on his second space flight. The emblem design depicts a Gemini spacecraft prior to docking with an Agena target vehicle as an astronaut performs a spacewalk. The astronaut's tether loops to form the numeral 9

Lot #: 36

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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FLOWN ON GEMINI 10 – Cloth mission emblem, 1969.

FLOWN ON GEMINI 10 – Cloth mission emblem, 1969. Gemini 10 flown emblem given to Tom Stafford by fellow Gemini astronaut John Young. The emblem design features a large red Roman numeral “X” with two gold stars symbolic of the two flight astronauts and the Gemini Program. Two orbiting vehicles, a

Lot #: 37

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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FLOWN ON GEMINI 11 – Cloth mission emblem, 1966.

FLOWN ON GEMINI 11 – Cloth mission emblem, 1966. A mission emblem flown on Gemini 11 and given to Gordon Cooper by fellow Gemini astronaut Charles Conrad. The emblem features a gold Roman number "XI" rising from the Earth, leaving a white contrail behind. The mission’s objectives are illustrated by

Lot #: 38

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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PROJECT GEMINI – Hacker, Barton C. and Grimwood, James M. On the Shoulders...

PROJECT GEMINI – Hacker, Barton C. and Grimwood, James M. On the Shoulders of Titans, A History of Project Gemini (NASA SP-4203). Washington: NASA, 1977. An illustrated, in-depth history of the limbo project that advanced NASA's capabilities in human space flight, marking United States' lead in the

Lot #: 42

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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SPACE EXPLORATION MISSIONS. Three books in four volumes, signed and...

SPACE EXPLORATION MISSIONS. Three books in four volumes, signed and inscribed by astronauts. Richly illustrated in color, and all SIGNED by many of the astronauts who were the photographers The books are variously INSCRIBED and/or SIGNED by Wally SCHIRRA, Tom STAFFORD, Charles CONRAD, Richard

Lot #: 43

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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ASTRONAUT TRAINING – Apollo Spacecraft Familiarization. NASA Support Manual...

ASTRONAUT TRAINING – Apollo Spacecraft Familiarization. NASA Support Manual 2A-02. NASA and North American Aviation, Inc. December 1965. A very early illustrated NASA manual designed for astronaut training, signed by the Apollo mission astronauts. SIGNED and INSCRIBED with their individual Command

Lot #: 44

Estimate: US$3,500 - US$5,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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COMMAND SERVICE MODULE – Apollo Spacecraft News Reference, Command and...

COMMAND SERVICE MODULE – Apollo Spacecraft News Reference, Command and Service Modules. NASA Manned Spacecraft Center and the Space Division of North American Rockwell, [1969-1971]. Designed to instruct the news media about the Apollo Command and Service Module (CSM), this reference is signed and

Lot #: 45

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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COMMAND MODULE CREW PERSONAL BLUEPRINT. Downey, CA: North American...

COMMAND MODULE CREW PERSONAL BLUEPRINT. Downey, CA: North American Aviation, n.d. Cooper's blueprint, indicating locations for the crew's personal equipment on the Command Module, signed by astronauts. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Gordon COOPER: "From my Apollo Notebook & files, Gordon Cooper, Apollo X

Lot #: 47

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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COMMAND MODULE ROCKET CONTROLS – The SE-8 Engine. Downey, CA: North...

COMMAND MODULE ROCKET CONTROLS – The SE-8 Engine. Downey, CA: North American Aviation, 1966. SE-8 rocket engine locations blueprint, signed by astronauts. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Buzz ALDRIN, Alan BEAN, Gordon COOPER, Walt CUNNINGHAM, Charles M. DUKE, Jr, Richard GORDON, Fred HAISE, Edgar MITCHELL

Lot #: 48

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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SATURN ROCKETS – Saturn V News Reference. NASA MSFC, NASA KSC, Boeing...

SATURN ROCKETS – Saturn V News Reference. NASA MSFC, NASA KSC, Boeing, McDonnell Douglas, IBM, North American Rockwell, August 1967. Covering all aspects of the Saturn V rocket and issued for the press, signed by astronauts. SIGNED and INSCRIBED with their individual Apollo Saturn flight number(s

Lot #: 59

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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FLOWN ON APOLLO 7 – New Jersey State flag. 1968.

FLOWN ON APOLLO 7 – New Jersey State flag. 1968. Taken to space on Apollo 7 by New Jersey native astronaut Wally Schirra on his final space flight. The flag is displayed on Schirra's SIGNED provenance letter, reading: " This New Jersey flag was flown on Apollo 7 during October 11 to 22, 1968. Apollo

Lot #: 62

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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FLOWN ON APOLLO 10 – Large United States flag.

FLOWN ON APOLLO 10 – Large United States flag. The fastest flown flag in space and human history, signed and inscribed by Thomas STAFFORD across the lowest white stripe: "Flown to the Moon on Apollo X." [With:] Thomas STAFFORD's signed provenance letter, reading: "Accompanying this letter is one of

Lot #: 67

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$35,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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FLOWN ON APOLLO 10 – United States flag.

FLOWN ON APOLLO 10 – United States flag. Carried in Lunar Module Snoopy to within 50,000 feet of the lunar surface. "This flag is one of the fastest flown space artifacts to exist from the Apollo Program. This speed record will not be broken until an astronaut crew returns from a mission to Mars

Lot #: 68

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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SPACE CLOTHING MATERIAL – Set of material display samples.

SPACE CLOTHING MATERIAL – Set of material display samples. Space suit and crew personal equipment samples, featuring beta cloth, harness, rover belts and other clothing materials. 1. Apollo Space Suit Material. Beta cloth material. The certificate reads in part: "Beta cloth was one of the several

Lot #: 76

Estimate: US$600 - US$900

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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NASA EMBLEMS – Two extra large beta cloth emblems, c. 1960s.

NASA EMBLEMS – Two extra large beta cloth emblems, c. 1960s. The symbols of the first lunar landing and the Agency that made it possible. This lot comprises a NASA emblem, affectionately known as the "Meatball" and an Apollo 11 emblem, SIGNED by Buzz ALDRIN and designed by Command Module Pilot

Lot #: 82

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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FLOWN ON APOLLO 11 – Apollo 11 Flight Plan, pp 3-77/3-78 . NASA/MSC, 1 July...

FLOWN ON APOLLO 11 – Apollo 11 Flight Plan, pp 3-77/3-78 . NASA/MSC, 1 July 1969. Eager to start their moonwalk, Armstrong and Aldrin initiated the preparatory steps laid out in the flight plan sheet earlier than scheduled. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Buzz ALDRIN twice (on both sides): " Carried to the

Lot #: 86

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$80,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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FLOWN ON APOLLO 11 – Apollo 11 LM G and N Dictionary. Page S-3 . NASA/MSC...

FLOWN ON APOLLO 11 – Apollo 11 LM G and N Dictionary. Page S-3 . NASA/MSC, 29 May 1969. "One of the few celestial aids we had on the lunar surface." A star chart used to determine Eagle's position on the Moon, not long after the landing. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Buzz ALDRIN, above the two star

Lot #: 87

Estimate: US$80,000 - US$120,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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APOLLO 11 CREW INSURANCE COVER – Postal envelope signed. Postmarked Kennedy...

APOLLO 11 CREW INSURANCE COVER – Postal envelope signed. Postmarked Kennedy Space Center, 16 July 1969. The most rare and desirable of the Apollo 11 insurance covers, depicting the Apollo 11 emblem and signed by all three crew members. SIGNED by Neil ARMSTRONG, Michael COLLINS, and Buzz ALDRIN prior

Lot #: 94

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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APOLLO 11 CREW INSURANCE COVER – Postal envelope signed. Postmarked...

APOLLO 11 CREW INSURANCE COVER – Postal envelope signed. Postmarked Houston, Manned Spacecraft Center, 20 July 1969. Apollo 11 insurance cover postmarked on the lunar landing date and signed by all three crew members. SIGNED by Neil ARMSTRONG, Michael COLLINS, and Buzz ALDRIN prior to their Apollo

Lot #: 95

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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HUMAN PATHS ON THE MOON – Apollo 11, 12, and 14 Traverses . Defense Mapping...

HUMAN PATHS ON THE MOON – Apollo 11, 12, and 14 Traverses . Defense Mapping Agency for NASA, 1971. Striking graphic illustrations of the paths of the first six human beings who traveled to the Moon, signed by astronauts. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Buzz ALDRIN: “ First Lunar Landing and Moon Walk, July

Lot #: 113

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019