Lot #8071
Apollo 14 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 members of Apollo 14 crew and mission control during preflight activities at the Kennedy Space Center, with images including: a three-quarter-length image of Commander Alan Shepard wearing his white space suit; an image of Deke Slayton talking things over with Shepard during EVA training; the inside of mission control during a Countdown Demonstration Test; a full-length image of Shepard and Lunar Module Pilot Edgar Mitchell during outdoor EVA training; an image of Shepard and Mitchell during a test run of the lunar planting of the American flag; and a photo of the Apollo 14 crew walking from KSC prior to launch. Reverse of five photos bear official 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