Lot 9123: Dave Scott's Gemini Spacecraft 8 manual, 109 pages, 8.5 x 11, February 22, 1966, signed on the front cover in black felt tip. The manual is a flight readiness review report for Gemini 8, covering through the delivery period to the joint combined systems test and hypergolic servicing. Sections 1, 2, 21, 22, 23, and 24 deal with overall subjects such as spacecraft history, structure, crew station, and weights, and sections 3 through 20 detail specific spacecraft systems, including: flight controls, radar, propulsion, cryogenics and fuel cell, escape, experiments, and extra vehicular life support system and support package. Stapled and housed in a modern three–ring binder. Front cover is assigned to "Major Scott" in an unknown hand. In fine condition, with light toning, rubbing, and creasing to covers. The Leon Ford Collection.
RR Auction's Space and Aviation Auction 463
Thursday, 22nd October 2015
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