Lot #3137
Walt Cunningham's Project Mercury 'Near Wake Reentry Phenomena' Manual

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Walt Cunningham’s staple-bound Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) manual entitled “Observations of the Near Wake Reentry Phenomena…by the Mercury Astronauts,” 81 pages, 8 x 10, signed on the front cover in blue felt tip, “From my personal library collection. Walt Cunningham, Apollo 7,” with his ownership stamp present in the upper right corner. The manual contains the following sections: Introduction, Review of Base Flow and Near Wake Problem, Description of the Mercury Spacecraft and General Test Conditions, Detailed Reentry Observations and Data, and Conclusions and Discussion. In fine condition. An uncommon title direct from the personal collection of the Apollo 7 LMP.

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  • Auction Title: Space
  • Dates: #607 - Ended April 22, 2021

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