Lot #7087
Charles Conrad's Gemini 5 Flown Page

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Estimate: $400+


Flown page from the 'Gemini V Experimental Procedure Book' that was carried into low Earth orbit during the third crewed Gemini flight, 5 x 8, with a tab on the right side reading, "FILM, f," potentially written in the hand of mission pilot Charles Conrad. The page features 12-step directions for use of the unmodified Hasselblad 550C medium format cameras, with headings of "Magazine No." and "Speed" at the top. Includes an off-white 4 x 5.5 Athens Hilton stationery sheet bearing handwritten notations by Conrad, in full: "16. EXP. Photography. Wx (2 types), Terrain, Celestial, Space Objects, Dim Light, 7 Types, D-1, 2 6, S-1, S-5, 6, 7, Medical 5 M1346, These for Dr. B." In fine condition, with some dampstaining to upper right edge. Accompanied by a copy of a signed letter of provenance from Conrad.

Originates from the Leon Ford Collection.

Auction Info

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

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