Lot #296
Buzz Aldrin and Charlie Duke

Mission-critical June 1969 translunar/transearth plotting chart
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Mission-critical June 1969 translunar/transearth plotting chart

Color Apollo 11 Translunar/Transearth Trajectory Plotting Chart, 24 x 20, labeled in the lower border, “Edition 1, 23 June 1969,” prepared for NASA by the Department of Defense, and showing the trajectories for the mission’s translunar and transearth coast. Signed in blue felt tip, “‘Eagle, Houston—We read you now. You're go for PDI… You’re go for landing… We copy you down Eagle.’ Charles M. Duke, Jr. Apollo 11 CAPCOM,” and “Key steps to the first manned lunar landing! Buzz Aldrin, Apollo XI LMP.” In fine condition. This map plots the location of all major flight events for the first lunar landing including launch, translunar injection, lunar and earth coast phases, lunar orbit insertion, lunar landing and liftoff, and transearth injection. An important piece for the mission which highlights each critical phase from start to finish, signed by the first two astronauts to communicate from the moon to the earth. Pre-certified Steve Zarelli and RR Auction COA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space and Aviation Auction
  • Dates: May 15 - May 22





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