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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SATURN APOLLO 204 – Saturn Technical Information Handbook, SA-204...

SATURN APOLLO 204 – Saturn Technical Information Handbook, SA-204. Propulsion and Vehicle Engineering Laboratory, George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA, Huntsville, AL. Volumes I, II, III, and IV. Handbook on the rocket originally assigned to the ill-fated Apollo 1 mission. Saturn Apollo (SA

Lot #: 61

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

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 8 – Heat Shield segment flown during the Apollo 8 mission...

FLOWN ON APOLLO 8 – Heat Shield segment flown during the Apollo 8 mission, 21-27 December 1968. A segment from the heat shield of the Command Module for Apollo 8, the first manned flight to the Moon. This segment was part of the entire protective outer layer heat shield at the large blunt (aft) end

Lot #: 63

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$8,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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APOLLO 8 – Apollo Target of Opportunity Flight Chart (ATO), Apollo Mission...

APOLLO 8 – Apollo Target of Opportunity Flight Chart (ATO), Apollo Mission 8, 21 December 1968 Launch Date. Aeronautical Chart and Information Center of the USAF for NASA, 2 December 1968. Inscribed with the first words from lunar orbit, a reading from Genesis. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by James LOVELL

Lot #: 64

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

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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EARTH RISE – Apollo 8 crew. Four photographs. 1968.

EARTH RISE – Apollo 8 crew. Four photographs. 1968. Vintage photographs of the Earth and the Moon as seen by the first lunar voyagers, including “Earth Rise.” These photographs were taken by the Apollo 8 crew, the first to orbit the moon, and include the profoundly important view of “Earth Rise,” as

Lot #: 65

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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SHEPARD, Alan (1923-1998), et al. Photograph signed. [1969.]

SHEPARD, Alan (1923-1998), et al. Photograph signed. [1969.] Apollo 9 crew-signed photograph, including a smile from the “Icy Commander” Alan Shepard, the first American in space. SIGNED by the Apollo 9 crew of James McDIVITT, Rusty SCHWEICKART, and Dave SCOTT. Additionally signed by future Apollo

Lot #: 66

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

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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FLOWN ON APOLLO 10 – Cloth mission emblem, 1969.

FLOWN ON APOLLO 10 – Cloth mission emblem, 1969. One of fastest flown space artifacts from Lunar Module Snoopy of the Apollo 10 mission. The emblem design shows the lunar surface with the Earth in the far background, featuring Command Service Module Charlie Brown and Lunar Module Snoopy returning

Lot #: 69

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$8,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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FLOWN ON APOLLO 10 – Chicago flag, 1969.

FLOWN ON APOLLO 10 – Chicago flag, 1969. Fastest city in space! A Chicago flag flown on Apollo X. SIGNED and INSCRIBED: " Flown to the Moon on Apollo X, Tom Stafford ." This lot is displayed on a signed provenance letter from Stafford, in which he further explains the flag's record winning history

Lot #: 70

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

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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ASTRONAUT FOOD SAMPLES – Sealed food items, c. 1969.

ASTRONAUT FOOD SAMPLES – Sealed food items, c. 1969. Intact food samples from Tom Stafford's training for Apollo 10. A signed provenance letter from Tom STAFFORD rates the food items in this lot: "These food items were leftovers from training for my Apollo X flight of May 1969. They are BROWNIES

Lot #: 71

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

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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APOLLO MISSION CHARTS – Three charts signed by Tom STAFFORD.

APOLLO MISSION CHARTS – Three charts signed by Tom STAFFORD. Three charts inscribed and signed by Tom STAFFORD who flew on the relevant missions. Stafford's inscriptions read: " Blazing the trail for a Lunar Landing, Tom Stafford, Apollo X CDR.” and twice “ Orbital Paths of the 1 st US-Russian

Lot #: 72

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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APOLLO 10 MASCOT – Snoopy Astronaut dolls signed. China: Determined...

APOLLO 10 MASCOT – Snoopy Astronaut dolls signed. China: Determined Distributions of San Francisco for United Feature Syndicate, 1969. Two Snoopy dolls in space suits and helmets, signed by Tom Stafford and Gene Cernan. Both SIGNED and INSCRIBED, by Tom STAFFORD, and Gene CERNAN respectively. The

Lot #: 73

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

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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FLIGHT CREW EMBLEMS – Emblem set. Owing Mills, MD: Lion Brothers, n.d.

FLIGHT CREW EMBLEMS – Emblem set. Owing Mills, MD: Lion Brothers, n.d. Apollo, Skylab, and ASTP Lion Brothers crew emblems, of exceptional quality. The Apollo 12 through 17 emblems have hallmarks in the form of their respective mission number "hidden" in the embroidery. Hallmarks are located in

Lot #: 74

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

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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BETA CLOTH EMBLEMS – Complete set of Apollo Beta Cloth space suit mission...

BETA CLOTH EMBLEMS – Complete set of Apollo Beta Cloth space suit mission emblems plus two U.S. flags and one NASA emblem ("meatball"). Printed on Beta cloth and identical to the emblems sewn on the space suits used in the Apollo missions. Beta cloth was the fire protection layer of the Apollo space

Lot #: 75

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

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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LUNAR LANDING – Lunar Landing Mission Profile . U.S. Government Printing...

LUNAR LANDING – Lunar Landing Mission Profile . U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO). Lithograph illustrating the steps to accomplish an Apollo landing on the Moon, signed by fourteen Apollo astronauts. SIGNED and INSCRIBED with their individual Apollo flight number(s) by Walt CUNNINGHAM, Wally

Lot #: 77

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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LUNAR LANDSCAPE – National Aeronautics and Space Administration Lunar...

LUNAR LANDSCAPE – National Aeronautics and Space Administration Lunar Planning Chart (LOC – 1, 2, 3, and 4). Aeronautical Chart and Information Center of the USAF for NASA, May 1971. Large lunar charts inscribed with mission details by a member of every Apollo landing crew. This set is the largest

Lot #: 78

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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FLIGHT PLAN – Final Apollo 11 Flight Plan, AS-506/CSM-107/LM-5. Houston...

FLIGHT PLAN – Final Apollo 11 Flight Plan, AS-506/CSM-107/LM-5. Houston: NASA/MSC Flight Planning Branch, 1 July 1969. Final edition, the printing issued before the launch on 16 July 1969 from the Kennedy Space Center and used by Apollo 11 flight controllers and support personnel, including the

Lot #: 79

Estimate: US$12,000 - US$18,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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MISSION REPORT – Apollo 11 Mission Report (NASA SP-238) . Washington: NASA...

MISSION REPORT – Apollo 11 Mission Report (NASA SP-238) . Washington: NASA, 1971. “It became clear that an automatic descent would terminate in a boulder field surrounded by a large sharp-rimmed crater…” — Neil Armstrong SIGNED by Buzz ALDRIN on the title-page. A first-hand account of the Apollo 11

Lot #: 80

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

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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THE FLIGHT PATH TO TRANQUILITY BASE – LM Descent Monitoring Chart - Sheet...

THE FLIGHT PATH TO TRANQUILITY BASE – LM Descent Monitoring Chart - Sheet 2, 16 July 1969 Launch Date – Landing Site No. 2 and LM Descent Monitoring Chart - Sheet 3A, 16 July 1969 Launch Date – Landing Site No. 2. [Manned Spacecraft Center, 1969.] The ground track which Armstrong and Aldrin followed

Lot #: 81

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

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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THE LANDING SITE – [ Mare Tranquilitatis . Manned Spacecraft Center, spring...

THE LANDING SITE – [ Mare Tranquilitatis . Manned Spacecraft Center, spring 1969.] “CONTACT LIGHT.” The landing site for Eagle in the Sea of Tranquility inscribed with man's first words from the Moon and CapCom Charlie Duke’s first reply to the Moon . A lunar chart of the Sea of Tranquility SIGNED

Lot #: 83

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

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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FLOWN ON APOLLO 11 – Apollo 11 Beta cloth crew emblem.

FLOWN ON APOLLO 11 – Apollo 11 Beta cloth crew emblem. "This Beta emblem traveled to the Moon with Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing." SIGNED by Buzz ALDRIN. The emblem is displayed on a certificate with the words above and the last names of the Apollo 11 crew, recreating the plaque left on

Lot #: 84

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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FLOWN ON APOLLO 11 – Apollo 11 Flight Plan, pp 3-17/3-18 . NASA/MSC, 1 July...

FLOWN ON APOLLO 11 – Apollo 11 Flight Plan, pp 3-17/3-18 . NASA/MSC, 1 July 1969. Extensively annotated—one of the few flown pages containing notes by all three Apollo 11 crew members. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Buzz ALDRIN on both pages: " Flown to the Moon " and " Carried to the Moon on Apollo XI

Lot #: 85

Estimate: US$60,000 - US$90,000

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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FLOWN ON APOLLO 11 – Apollo 11 Flight Plan, page 102C . NASA/MSC, 1 July...

FLOWN ON APOLLO 11 – Apollo 11 Flight Plan, page 102C . NASA/MSC, 1 July 1969. "... and returning him safely to Earth." A flown star chart used to determine Columbia's position while returning home. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Buzz ALDRIN in the left margin: "Carried to the Moon on Apollo XI." [With

Lot #: 88

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

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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FLOWN APOLLO 11 COMMAND MODULE FRAGMENT – Foil segment, 1969.

FLOWN APOLLO 11 COMMAND MODULE FRAGMENT – Foil segment, 1969. A fragment of the Command Module Columbia that spent 195 hours in space and 30 times orbited the Moon. [With:] Buzz Aldrin's typed and signed letter of provenance, reading: " The segment placed here was removed from Command Module

Lot #: 89

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

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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APOLLO 11 LAUNCH CHECKLIST – Apollo 11 Launch Operations Checklist, page...

APOLLO 11 LAUNCH CHECKLIST – Apollo 11 Launch Operations Checklist, page 2-11 / 2-12 . NASA/MSC, 15 April 1969, revised 27 June 1969. Launch operations sheet used in training for Apollo 11, annotated by Michael COLLINS. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Buzz ALDRIN: " Used in Training for Apollo XI " on both

Lot #: 90

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

Date: 18 Jul 2019