Lot #931
Mariner Mars 1969 Project Team

Mariner Mars 1969 Project Team
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Mariner Mars 1969 Project Team

Official Mariner Mars 1969 Project Team folder distributed to employees of the project, 8.5 x 11.25, containing 13 press photos, three color, related to the project, a pamphlet about the Mariner spacecraft featuring information and images, and two typed letters on Jet Propulsion Laboratory letterhead, December 15 and 19, 1969, in part: “Success in the dual Mars encounter owes much to the efforts of each of you, for…the mission was a product of the whole Laboratory…It is a pleasure to give you the enclosed representative set of photographs, selected from more than 200 returned from near Mars, as a memento of the achievement in which you have shared.” In fine condition, with some light creases to the folder and slight separation to the top of the spine. Accompanied by an original color satin-finish 10 x 8 photo of a Mariner spacecraft, and a 1963 National Geographic publication featuring an article entitled ‘Mariner Scans a Lifeless Venus.’ RRAuction COA.

Auction Info

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