Lot #396
Gemini 9 Original 'Type 1' Photograph

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Official color glossy 10 x 8 red-numbered NASA photo (S-66-37966), which shows the Augmented Target Docking Adapter (ATDA) as seen from the Gemini-9 spacecraft, famously described by the crew as an 'Angry Alligator.' Reverse bears "A Kodak Paper" watermarks and black NASA caption text. In fine condition, with light rubbing to the emulsion over the spacecraft. Encapsulated by PSA as an authentic 'Type I' photograph. From The Gene Kranz Collection. Kranz served as flight director for all Project Gemini missions.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Art and Literature
  • Dates: #610 - Ended June 16, 2021