Lot #6459
Apollo 13 Group of (3) Photographs

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Estimate: $200+

Description

Appealing set of three official color glossy 10 x 8 red-numbered NASA photos from the Apollo 13 mission, with images including: an oblique view of the cratered lunar far-side, photographed from the Apollo 13 spacecraft as it passed around the moon on its journey homeward; CMP Jack Swigert in the command module Odyssey, showing him holding temporary hose connections and apparatus that were necessary for the Apollo astronauts to move from the command module to the 'lifeboat' Aquarius; and an interior view of the Odyssey, showing the 'mail box,' a jury-rigged arrangement which the Apollo 13 astronauts built to use the command module's lithium hydroxide canisters to purge carbon dioxide from the lunar module. Reverse of each photo bears "A Kodak Paper" watermarks. In overall fine condition. From the collection of Dan Schaiewitz, who worked as Extravehicular Crew Training Engineer at KSC.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space Auction
  • Dates: #526 - Ended April 19, 2018