Lot 9336: Remarkable first edition Apollo 12 lunar module ascent monitoring chart, 8 x 20.75, depicting an area of the lunar surface known as 'Landing Site No. 7,' and signed in blue felt tip, "Alan Bean, Apollo XII LMP," and in black felt tip, "Charles Conrad, CDR." The chart was printed by the Manned Spacecraft Center and is identified and dated in the upper and lower left corners, "SEB 321 00025–006, 14 November 1969 Site 7." In fine condition. Accompanied by a letter of provenance. Specifically printed for use by astronauts, mission directors, and mission support personnel, this chart plots the planned flight path of the lunar module after liftoff from the lunar surface. One of only five signed by the Apollo 12 moonwalkers, this scarce and highly appealing flight chart represents an integral piece of Apollo history.
RR Auction's Space and Aviation Auction 463
Thursday, 22nd October 2015
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