Lot #5006
Gene Kranz’s MA-8 Mission Rules Signed by Schirra

“My Mission Rules for Schirra’s six orbit mission”


“My Mission Rules for Schirra’s six orbit mission”

Mercury-Atlas 8 Mission Rules manual bound at the top with a metal bar, 11 x 9, dated August 3, 1962, on the first page, signed on the front cover in black felt tip, “Wally Schirra” and “My Mission Rules for the Schirra’s six orbit mission, 10/3/62, Gene Kranz, Ass’t Flight Director.” The manual is separated into thirteen sections, including “Abort Commands—General,” “Trajectory and Guidance,” “Range Instrumentation Support,” “Aeromedical,” and “Recovery & Weather.” In fine condition, with a few small edge tears. Kranz, present since MR-1 and recently promoted following MA-6, filled the position of Assistant Flight Director for MA-8—the United State’s fifth manned space mission. Pre-certified Zarelli Space Authentication.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Leon Ford Nasa Collection
  • Dates: #455 - Ended June 24, 2015

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