Lot 476: Wally Schirra

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-10-06 13:05:33

Lot 476: Interesting archive of Apollo documents, including: a packet entitled "Preflight and Postflight Medical Requirements, Apollo Mission C," May 23, 1968, initialed and annotated at the bottom by Schirra, "Insufficient data—cannot compute! WMSJ, What pulse on ergometer?—etc., How much blood—why risk a collapsed artery?" An attached routing slip stamp-dated May 24, 1968, is initialed by Deke Slayton, "DK," who writes below, "Al—this is the proposed medical pre & post flt. protocol for 'C.' Whatever we agree on here should be used…Please review w. Wally." Also includes a few charts, a packet entitled "CM Interior Lighting," "Mission Abort and Contingency Insertion Analysis," a thick packet labeled "MSFN Station Coverage for the CSM 101 Mission," and some additional internal memos and information regarding Apollo 7. In overall fine condition. Accompanied by a full letter of authenticity from Zarelli Space Authentication. A desirable collection of Apollo-related documents, highlighted by the first, pairing Schirra and Slayton. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 462 Wednesday, 14th October 2015 Estimate: $600-800
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