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Apollo 14, 15, 16 and 17. Guides for all orbital photography and mapping.

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Ɵ An exceptional set of seven volumes related to photography and mapping during the four Apollo missions. Includes twenty-seven folded maps featuring plots for photography from the lunar orbit: Apollo Mission 14 Lunar Photography Index Maps. Department of Defence, Aeronautical Chart and Information Center, United States Air Force for NASA. 15th June 1971. First Edition. Bound by staples into a soft cover. Contains three sheets: Sheet 1 of 3: film 16mm colour (Lunar Module descent and pre-descent, lunar module ascent and post-ascent, sextant landmark tracking); Sheet 2 of 3: film 70 mm colour (orbital science); Sheet 3 of 3: film 70 mm black and white and 5 inch black and white (landing site selection, stereo-strip, zero phase, orbital science, landing site selection). The maps unfold to the size of 145 x 35.5 cm (57 x 13 inches). Apollo Mission 15 Lunar Photography Index Maps. Department of Defence, Aeronautical Chart and Information Center, United States Air Force for NASA. 1st March 1972. First Edition. Ten folded maps bound by staples into a soft cover. The maps unfold to the size of 145 x 48 cm (57 x 19 inches) Apollo Mission 16 Lunar Photography Index Maps. Department of Defence, Aeronautical Chart and Information Center, United States Air Force for NASA. October 1972. Six folded maps bound by staples into a soft cover. First edition maps dated 28th August 1972. The maps unfold to the size of 138 x 35.5 cm (54¼ x 14 inches). Apollo Mission 17 Lunar Photography Index Maps. Department of Defence, Aeronautical Chart and Information Center, United States Air Force for NASA. November 1973. Eight folded maps bound by staples into a soft cover. First edition maps, 31st October 1973. The maps unfold to the size 145 x 48 cm (57 x 19 inches). Each map has a legend which lists a group of camera frame numbers associated with each orbital pass using different colours, either red, purple, green and black. This method enhances the clarity of the maps when images overlap. The camera types include large format panoramic large format mapping, 70mm Hasselblad and the 16mm Maurer motion picture. Apollo 17 also has coverage of the flown 35 Nikon camera. Also included are the following three volumes which provide technical information on the photography equipment, data transfers and method: Data Users Note. Apollo 15 Lunar Photography. NSSDC 72-07. National Space Science Data Center, Goddard Flight Center. December 1972. Staple bound in soft covers. Data Users Note. Apollo 16 Lunar Photography. NSSDC 73-01. National Space Science Data Center, Goddard Flight Center. May 1973. Staple bound in soft covers. Data Users Note. Apollo 17 Lunar Photography. NSSDC 74-08. National Space Science Data Center, Goddard Flight Center. December 1974. Staple bound in soft covers.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
Title: Space Exploration Photography and Ephemera from the collection of David Hasdell
Date of the auction: 12 Jun 2020 - 30 Jun 2020
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