Lot #263
Apollo Mission Simulator Handbook

Very rare Apollo simulator handbook
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Description

Very rare Apollo simulator handbook

Huge hard bound Apollo Mission Simulator Instructor Handbook, Volume II, Spacecraft 012, dated April 1966, by North American Aviation, Inc., 10 x 11.5, and 4.5″ thick. Introduction states “The purpose of this instructor handbook is to provide detailed instructions for using the Apollo Mission Simulator…to train flight crew personnel for Apollo Mission 204A.” Handbook is divided into six sections. Previous owner’s name “L. Thompson,” is written on the front cover. Lawrence Thompson was a supervisor in the simulator program. In fine condition. It was during this training that not only the astronauts, but their equipment also, was put through its paces to insure that all were in prime flying condition. A rare volume that hasn't been recognized as to its true rarity previously. RRAuction COA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space & Aviation Auction
  • Dates: May 16 - May 23