Lot #2258
Charlie Duke Signed Apollo 16 Training Orbital Chart

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Estimate: $500+


First edition Lunar Module Orbit Monitor Chart used in training for the Apollo 16 mission, comprising 24 lunar map plates (each 8 x 10.5) taped end-to-end in a loop, signed on plate no. 1 in black felt tip, "076 39 01 Duke: I tell you when we get down to eight miles, we're gonna really look like we're down among them. Charlie Duke, Apollo 16 LMP," and on plate no. 21, "Overhead view of our landing site at Descartes, April 1972, Charlie Duke, Apollo 16 LMP." The chart's legend reads: "Orbit Monitor Chart, Apollo 16, April 16, 1975, SKB 32100122-384, 1st Edition, February 4, 1972," and is annotated in ink, "5." In very good to fine condition, with some old clear tape along one edge. A desirable twice-signed and lengthily annotated piece from the Apollo 16 Lunar Module Pilot.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Science & Technology and Space Exploration
  • Dates: #588 - Ended July 16, 2020

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