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

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FIRST SPACE RENDEZVOUS MISSION – Master Countdown (Gemini) 7 & 6 . Cape...

FIRST SPACE RENDEZVOUS MISSION – Master Countdown (Gemini) 7 & 6 . Cape Canaveral, FL: Martin Company, 15 October 1965. The countdown manual for the first space rendezvous mission with revisions up to 22 November 1965, signed by the Gemini 6 crew. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Wally SCHIRRA, and Tom

Lot #: 31

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

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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FLOWN ON GEMINI 6 – Cloth mission emblem, 1965.

FLOWN ON GEMINI 6 – Cloth mission emblem, 1965. Carried by astronaut Stafford on the first manned rendezvous mission. The emblem design features two Gemini spacecraft in a rendezvous formation. The hexagon shape of the emblem and the stitched numeral 6 connecting the constellations Gemini and Orion

Lot #: 32

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

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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ORBITAL RENDEZVOUS – Photograph signed by Tom STAFFORD and Wally SCHIRRA.

ORBITAL RENDEZVOUS – Photograph signed by Tom STAFFORD and Wally SCHIRRA. Gemini 6 nose-to-nose with Gemini 7 in orbit: an iconic image symbolizing the major goal of the Gemini program. SIGNED and INSCRIBED: “ First Rendezvous, Gemini 6 & 7, 15 Dec 1965, Tom Stafford ," and SIGNED “Wally Schirra

Lot #: 33

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

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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RENDEZVOUS SEQUENCE – Photographic film. 1965.

RENDEZVOUS SEQUENCE – Photographic film. 1965. A continuous roll of fourteen photographs, showing the Gemini 6 crew flashing a "Beat Army" sign to astronaut Frank Borman, a West Point graduate. A continuous roll of fourteen photographs of Gemini 6 photographed by Frank Borman and James Lovell of the

Lot #: 35

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

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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ALDRIN’S SPACEWALK – ALDRIN, Buzz (b. 1930). Photograph signed.

ALDRIN’S SPACEWALK – ALDRIN, Buzz (b. 1930). Photograph signed. The first Space selfie: Aldrin photographs himself during a spacewalk. SIGNED and INSCRIBED: “ Gemini XII, EVA Self Portrait, Buzz Aldrin .” Buzz Aldrin takes a photograph of himself during one of his three Gemini 12 EVAs, or

Lot #: 39

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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GEMINI COLOR PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION – 14 Photographs, variously signed by...

GEMINI COLOR PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION – 14 Photographs, variously signed by astronauts. Fourteen Gemini program photographs with twenty-four astronaut signatures. Gemini astronauts who have INSCRIBED and/or SIGNED are: Charles CONRAD, Gordon COOPER, Wally SCHIRRA, Tom STAFFORD, and Richard GORDON. 14

Lot #: 40

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

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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GEMINI PROGRAM COLLAGE – Gemini Pictorial. NASA Facts. Washington: GPO, 1966.

GEMINI PROGRAM COLLAGE – Gemini Pictorial. NASA Facts. Washington: GPO, 1966. Vintage NASA poster signed by six astronauts representing three Gemini crews. SIGNED and INSCRIBED with their individual Gemini flights by Buzz ALDRIN, Gordon COOPER, Charles CONRAD, Richard GORDON, Tom STAFFORD and Wally

Lot #: 41

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

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 CONTROL PANEL – Designed Layout – Main Display Console...

COMMAND MODULE CONTROL PANEL – Designed Layout – Main Display Console, Command Module 101 V 36-976018 . Downey, CA: North American Aviation, n.d. Command Module control panel blueprint, extensively signed by astronauts. SIGNED and INSCRIBED with their individual Command Module and Apollo flight

Lot #: 46

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

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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COMMAND MODULE ROCKET ENGINE – Propulsion System Component, Part Name...

COMMAND MODULE ROCKET ENGINE – Propulsion System Component, Part Name: Rocket Engine, Part No. 99-106003 Assy. North American Aviation, Inc. The engine that helped complete President Kennedy's goal of sending a man successfully to the Moon and back. A group of 12 of these bi-propellant engines

Lot #: 49

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

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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FLOWN ON THE SPACE SHUTTLE COLUMBIA – Input-Output Processor (IOP). 15...

FLOWN ON THE SPACE SHUTTLE COLUMBIA – Input-Output Processor (IOP). 15 April 1988. This computer processor for a Shuttle Orbiter was flown into space four times aboard Columbia . Development of the Space Shuttle computer system began in 1972, when NASA selected Rockwell as the industrial contractor

Lot #: 50

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

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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LUNAR MODULE BLUEPRINT – Lunar Module Blueprint LDW340-55002. Section D-D...

LUNAR MODULE BLUEPRINT – Lunar Module Blueprint LDW340-55002. Section D-D, View Looking Aft. Bethpage, NY: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corp., n.d. Lunar Module blueprint illustrating space suit helmet locations, lunar surface backpacks, and more. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Gordon COOPER: " From my LM

Lot #: 51

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

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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LUNAR MODULE – NASA/Grumman Apollo Lunar Module. Bethpage, NY: Grumman, 1969.

LUNAR MODULE – NASA/Grumman Apollo Lunar Module. Bethpage, NY: Grumman, 1969. Brochure illustrating internal components of the Lunar, signed by astronauts. SIGNED and INSCRIBED with their individual Apollo flight number(s) by Buzz ALDRIN, Gene CERNAN, Walt CUNNINGHAM, Charles M. DUKE, Jr, Fred

Lot #: 52

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

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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APOLLO LUNAR SURFACE SAMPLE BAG – Rectangular Type Lunar Sample Collection...

APOLLO LUNAR SURFACE SAMPLE BAG – Rectangular Type Lunar Sample Collection Bag. A training bag for the collection of lunar material such as rock and soil on the last three Apollo missions. The aluminum top splits open, and the dual tabs provide easy closure by a pressurized space suit glove. The

Lot #: 53

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

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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LUNAR MODULE – Indicator - Servometric MFG Part No - JG904A21, Series – 54...

LUNAR MODULE – Indicator - Servometric MFG Part No - JG904A21, Series – 54, Serial No – 110 . Grumman, 1969. Rare flight-qualified temperature meter of the type placed in front of the Commander in the Lunar Module. The Fuel Temperature Meter was located above and to the right of the Lunar Module

Lot #: 54

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

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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LUNAR MODULE BATTERY – Pyrotechnic Battery. Serial No. 311, Model No. 264...

LUNAR MODULE BATTERY – Pyrotechnic Battery. Serial No. 311, Model No. 264. Raleigh: ESB Incorporated, 1969. Providing the explosive charge necessary for crucial functions in Lunar Module systems. Two pyrotechnic batteries were used with the Lunar Module, one in the Descent Stage and one in the

Lot #: 55

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

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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LUNAR SAMPLE RETURN CONTAINER – LDW340-55002 . Bethpage, NY: Grumman...

LUNAR SAMPLE RETURN CONTAINER – LDW340-55002 . Bethpage, NY: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corp., n.d. Lunar sample return container blueprint illustrating locations of the lunar "Rock Box" outside of the Lunar Module. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Gordon COOPER: " From my Apollo Notebook & files, Gordon

Lot #: 56

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

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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SATURN FIVE – Saturn V, Manned Flight to the Moon. NASA Facts (NF-33...

SATURN FIVE – Saturn V, Manned Flight to the Moon. NASA Facts (NF-33). Washington: GPO, 1967. Vintage Saturn V poster, signed by 8 astronauts who used this rocket to fly to the Moon. SIGNED and INSCRIBED with their individual Saturn V flight vehicle number by Buzz ALDRIN, Alan BEAN, Charles CONRAD

Lot #: 57

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

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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LAUNCH VEHICLES – United States Launch Vehicles. NASA Facts (NF-20...

LAUNCH VEHICLES – United States Launch Vehicles. NASA Facts (NF-20). Washington: GPO, 1969. Vintage poster illustrating the NASA rockets and engines needed to reach the moon, signed by astronauts. SIGNED and INSCRIBED with their individual rocket flight vehicle number(s) and mission numbers by Buzz

Lot #: 58

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

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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APOLLO 1 – Cloth emblem. 1966.

APOLLO 1 – Cloth emblem. 1966. One of the very first production runs of Apollo 1 emblems, given to Tom Stafford by Gus Grissom. Illustrating an Apollo spacecraft in Earth orbit. The inner yellow band carries the mission number along with the crew member last names. The emblem is displayed on Tom

Lot #: 60

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

Date: 18 Jul 2019