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

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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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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 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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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

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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 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 – 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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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