Lot #2203
Apollo 14, 15, 16, 17 NASA Press Kits

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Grouping of five official NASA publications relating to Apollo missions 14, 15, 16, and 17, including: a stapled 108-page press kit entitled “Project: Apollo 14 (To be launched no earlier than Jan. 31),” January 11, 1971, Release No. 71-3K; a stapled 152-page press kit for the Apollo 15 mission, with front cover no longer present; a stapled 170-page press kit entitled “Project: Apollo 16 (To be launched no earlier than April 16)," March 22, 1972, Release No. 72-64K”; a 90-page booklet entitled “On the Moon with Apollo 16: A Guidebook to the Descartes Region,” written by Gene Simmons, April 1972 (EP-95); and a stapled 121-page press kit entitled “Project: Apollo 17 (To be launched no earlier than Dec. 6),” November 14, 1972, Release No. 72-220K. Also included is a stapled 4-page booklet from the Bendix Aerospace Systems Division entitled “ALSEP—The First 100 Days,” and a stapled 15-page booklet from Hamilton Standard, a Division of the United Aircraft Corporation, headed: “Project Apollo: Portable Life Support System.” In overall fine condition, with wear and creasing to edges and some rust to staples. From the collection of Tim Furniss, Flight International magazine’s spaceflight correspondent from 1984 to 2006, and author of over 35 published books on space history.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Science & Technology and Space Exploration
  • Dates: #588 - Ended July 16, 2020