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Lot #396
Jim Irwin

"We did not see Great Wall of China on our Apollo flight"

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"We did not see Great Wall of China on our Apollo flight"

ALS signed “Jim Irwin, Apollo 15," with small crescent moon sketch, one page, 8.5 x 11, High Flight Foundation letterhead, August 7, 1984. Letter to Simon, in full: "Glad your report was so well received. The Apollo 17 crew did some training at Sudbury so the report is true. I never had a chance to visit Sudbury because I was out of program when that geology trip took place. We did some training at Medicine Hat in Alberta. We did not see Great Wall of China on our Apollo flight. I have been to China three times and on each visit I have been to the Wall Wish you could join us for China trip. My best wishes for your continued success." In fine condition, with faint toning along the top edge.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #578 - Ended March 04, 2020

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