Lot #8105
Apollo 17 Set of (6) Original Vintage Photographs

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Estimate: $200+

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Description

Set of six original vintage glossy and semi-glossy NASA photos, 8 x 10 and 10 x 8, depicting the two-man lunar module crew of Apollo 17 during EVA training on the grounds of the Kennedy Space Center, with images including: an image of Commander Gene Cernan and Lunar Module Pilot Harrison Schmitt seated in the lunar rover and scooping up soil samples; Schmitt seated in the rover and deploying an explosive charge during a traverse; a full-length image of an astronaut checking a compartment at the rear of the lunar rover; and three images of Cernan and Schmitt conducting simulated lunar surface activity. Reverse of five photos bear official purple NASA caption text. In overall fine condition. From the collection of Dan Schaiewitz, who worked as Extravehicular Crew Training Engineer at KSC. View Dan's many Collect Space posts here. Engineer Dan Schaiewitz gives us a fascinating firsthand glimpse into his experiences on the cutting edge of space exploration during the Apollo missions, in this podcast.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space & Aviation
  • Dates: October 12 - October 19