Bound operations manual titled “Project Mercury Spacecraft 16 Flight Operations Manual,” contract NAS 5-59, basic date August 1, 1962, and revision date August 10, 1962. Manual measures 9 x 11.5 and contains over 100 pages. Second page states “This document contains astronaut and ground controller information,” and bears printed signatures of four officials, including Sigma 7 astronaut Wally Schirra. Manual is full of flow charts, check lists, and procedures towards the lift off of the vehicle. In very good condition, with scattered soiling (heavier on the first page) and toning, and expected light handling wear. RRAuction COA.
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