Lot #2111
Lunar Module Guidance Systems Operation Plan (R-567)

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Estimate: $2500+

Description

Five sections of MIT Charles Stark Draper Laboratory's "R-567 Guidance System Operations Plan for Manned LM Earth Orbital and Lunar Missions Using Program LUMINARY IE," bound in separate blue "Apollo Guidance, Navigation and Control" softcover wrappers. Includes:

- Section 2: Data Links (Rev. 12), April 1972
- Section 3: Digital Autopilot (Rev. 8), March 1972
- Section 4: Operational Modes (Rev. 10), December 1971
- Section 5: Guidance Equations (Rev. 11), December 1971
- Section 7: Erasable Memory Programs, April 1972

These important documents offer definitions for the two-digit verb-noun words output by the Apollo Guidance Computer, offer numerous flowcharts and diagrams associated with controlling the Apollo spacecraft, define the logic of the software's operational modes, detail the guidance equations used to model spacecraft navigation, and describes several erasable memory programs. In overall fine condition, with trivial dampstaining to edges of a few pages. From the Don Eyles Apollo Computer Collection.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space & Aviation
  • Dates: #569 - Ended October 17, 2019