Lot #7027
Wally Schirra (5) Signed MA-8 Documents and Reports

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Estimate: $800+

Description

Group of five original NASA documents and manuals associated with Schirra's Sigma 7 flight, all signed later in black felt tip by Wally Schirra, "Walter M. Schirra." Includes: an internal use "MA-8 Mission Rules" final draft document with ballpoint notation indicating it was issued to "Astro-Grissom," signed on the cover sheet in black felt tip by Schirra; three confidential reports entitled "Postlaunch Memorandum Report for Mercury-Atlas No. 8," with "Part I - Mission Analysis," "Part II - Data," and "Part III - Air-Ground Voice and Debriefing," October 23, 1962, respectively limited to 400, 379, and 398 copies, both signed on the front covers in black felt tip; and "Results of the Third United States Manned Orbital Space Flight, October 3, 1962," signed on the front cover in black felt tip with a sketch of the Mercury 7 emblem. In overall good to very good condition, with heavy overall dampstaining and rust stains, staining from small sticky notes affixed to fronts, and a very musty odor from moisture exposure. A unique and important archive

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space Exploration
  • Dates: #646 - Ended October 20, 2022