Thirteen items: Apollo 11 Lunar Landing press kit, 8.25 x 10.5, 250 pages, providing very detailed information and diagrams related to the first moonwalks; booklet entitled ‘Moon,’ 5.5 x 8.25, 64 pages, published by Nelson Doubleday, Inc., in 1970. The program served as an introduction to young adults about the lunar program; a black-and-white 8mm film in its original box issued by NASA, entitled “Official NASA Footage Apollo 11 Man on the Moon.” Released by Columbia Pictures, the film offered ‘home movies’ of the historic lunar landing; and a collection of ten items, each pertaining to the Apollo 11 launch. Items are: one-page NASA press release regarding the launch, NASA pre-launch briefing informational packet, NASA Public Information Division “Space Sheet,” NASA/Grumman Apollo lunar module narrative, July 1969 issue of the Canaveral Section Report, two press packets from Bendix Aerospace Systems Division explaining the Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package, a July 9 copy of “Moon Mail”; and two 8 x 10 glossy photos of one of the Apollo 11 astronauts ‘practicing’ in their space suit. In very good to fine condition, with some mild toning and the expected wear. RRAuction COA.
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