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Desirable set of six KNIGA covers, all with cachets commemorating the Soviet space achievements of the Vostok program, issued and canceled to mark the first six Russian manned space missions. Each is signed in ink by one of the first six cosmonauts: Yuri Gagarin, Gherman Titov, Andriyan Nikolayev, Pavel Popovich, Valery Bykovsky, and Valentina Tereshkova. In overall fine condition.  

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Vintage matte-finish 6.5 x 8.5 photo of Yuri Gagarin smiling in his military uniform, signed vertically in fountain pen. Handsomely cloth-matted and framed to an overall size of 14.75 x 17.5. In very good to fine condition, with some light creasing, and a short tear, to the right edge. Gagarin photos of this size are exceptionally rare.

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Official color 8 x 10 NASA lithograph of Armstrong posing in his white space suit against a lunar background, nicely signed in blue felt tip. In very good condition, with light scattered staining and spotting (some on Armstrong's face, visible only at an angle), a faint vertical bend, and a paperclip impression to the top edge. Accompanied by the original NASA mailing envelope. Uninscribed wh…

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Immensely desirable Apollo 11 ‘Type 1' insurance cover with a color cachet of lunar surface activities, postmarked at Houston on July 20, 1969, the moon landing date of the Lunar Module Eagle, signed in black felt tip prior to launch by Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin. Nicely double-matted and framed beside an Apollo 11 patch to an overall size of 18 x 10.25. These hist…

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Flown "Launch Operations Checklist" page carried into lunar orbit aboard the Command Module Yankee Clipper during the Apollo 12 mission, 5.5 x 8, signed and flight-certified in blue ink, "Flown on Apollo XII, Richard Gordon, CMP." The blank single-sided “Remarks” page, dated October 20, 1969, is double-matted with a plaque, embroidered mission patch, and a color sat…

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Terrific pair of original ballpoint sketches made by Apollo 15 moonwalker Dave Scott on two white 11.75 x 8.25 sheets, one of which is signed and inscribed in blue ballpoint, “To Bob with best wishes from Apollo 15, Dave Scott, 5 Feb. ‘04.” Both sheets contain simplified “state vector” diagrams related to the Apollo 15 moonlanding, as well as annotations made by Scot…

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Attractive replica jacket of the kind worn by the crew of the SpaceX Dragon, size XL, with front and cuff zippers and snap-button collar, white and black faux/real leather exterior, and a polyester liner. In fine condition. This jacket is not available to the public through Space X. Inspired by the company’s now iconic upper space suit, the design of this replica jacket was created by SpaceX…

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Color semi-glossy 20 x 16 full-length photo of Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin at Tranquility Base during the Apollo 11 mission, his visor showing a small reflection of the photographer, Commander Neil Armstrong, signed in blue felt tip by Buzz Aldrin. In very fine condition.

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Color satin-finish 8 x 10 full-length photo of Aldrin standing on the lunar surface, his visor showing a small reflection of the photographer, Neil Armstrong, signed in blue felt tip, "First Lunar Landing, Buzz Aldrin, Apollo XI." In very fine condition.

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Two color 7.25 x 10 magazine or program pages depicting the Saturn V rocket at Cape Canaveral, both signed in black felt tip by Buzz Aldrin. Double-matted together with an Apollo 11 patch to an overall size of 19 x 17. In fine condition.  

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Official color 8 x 10 NASA lithograph of Aldrin posing in his white space suit against a lunar background, signed in black felt tip. In very fine condition.

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Felt tip signature, "Buzz Aldrin,” on an off-white 4.5 x 1.75 slip. In fine condition.

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Guest pass for NASA Johnson Space Center's "Inspection99" issued to Tim Cavley, 4 x 4.25, signed in black ballpoint by Buzz Aldrin. In fine condition.

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TLS, one page, 8 x 10.5, NASA letterhead, March 13, 1970. Letter to Director Francesco Italiano of the Symphony School of America, in full: "Many thanks for your kind invitation but it is against our policy for me to lend my name to functions in which I cannot directly participate. However, I am most grateful for your thoughtfulness in writing to me and trust that your organization will enjoy man…

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Official color 8 x 10 NASA lithograph of Buzz Aldrin in a formal pose with an American flag, his lapel bearing an astronaut pin, signed and inscribed in black ballpoint, "To Jeanine, with best wishes, Buzz Aldrin, Gemini XII.” In very fine condition. Recipient was an employee at the Los Angeles International Airport who assisted astronauts with picking up their GSA vehicles circa 1967.

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Two official color 10 x 8 NASA lithographs: one showing the prime crew of Apollo 11, signed in black felt tip by Buzz Aldrin; and the other of NASA Astronaut Group 3 with their facsimile signatures below, authentically signed in black felt tip by Michael Collins. In overall fine condition, with slight ink smudging to the Collins photo.  

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Official 'Type 1' first generation color glossy 10 x 8 red-numbered NASA photo of planet Earth as viewed from the Apollo 10 spacecraft during its translunar coast toward the moon, with the Arabian Peninsula prominent to the center of the image. The photo, identified as "AS10-34-5043," features purple NASA caption text and "A Kodak Paper" watermarks to reverse. In fine condition, with triv…

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Official color 8 x 10 NASA lithograph of Cernan in a formal pose, his lapel bearing an astronaut pin, signed and inscribed in black ballpoint, "To Jeanine, with my very best wishes, Gene Cernan.” In very fine condition. Recipient was an employee at the Los Angeles International Airport who assisted astronauts with picking up their GSA vehicles circa 1967.

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Official color glossy 8 x 10 red-numbered NASA photo (S-69-38660), which shows the Apollo 11 Saturn V at Pad A, Launch Complex 39, during Countdown Demonstration Test activity. Reverse bears "A Kodak Paper" watermarks and purple NASA caption text. In fine condition. Encapsulated by PSA as an authentic 'Type I' photograph.

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Official color glossy 10 x 8 red-numbered NASA photo (S-69-40941), which shows the golden olive branch left on the moon's surface by the Apollo 11 crew members as a symbol of peace. Reverse bears "A Kodak Paper" watermarks and purple NASA caption text. In fine condition.

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Official color 8 x 10 NASA lithograph of the Apollo 12 crew posing in their white space suits in front of a Lunar Module, signed in blue felt tip by Charles Conrad, Richard Gordon, and Alan Bean. In very fine condition.

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Scarce glossy 10 x 8 close-up photo of the crew of Apollo 12 in their white space suits, signed in black felt tip, "Charles Conrad, Jr.," "Dick Gordon," and "Alan L. Bean." Lower border marked "Photo from IPS—69-3717." In very good to fine condition, with an area or emulsion irregularity and a tack hole to the upper right back ground area, and a light …

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Uncommon official color glossy 9.5 x 7.25 NASA photo of Dave Scott and Jim Irwin collecting soil samples during the Apollo 15 mission, affixed to the original 14 x 11 mount, which is signed in black felt tip by Dave Scott, Al Worden, and Jim Irwin. In fine condition. Originates from the personal collection of longtime NASA employee Robert B. 'Stretch' Flanagan, a Senior Security Speciali…

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Official color 10 x 8 NASA lithograph of the Apollo 15 astronauts in their white space suits with the mission insignia in the background, signed and inscribed in black felt tip, "To Rick, My Best Wishes, Jim Irwin," "Dave Scott," and "Al Worden.” In fine condition.

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