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Item 469 - Apollo 13 Catalog 396 (Nov 2012)

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Printed and bound preliminary Apollo 13 Flight Plan, “AS-508/CSM-109/LM-7,” dated February 6, 1970, measuring 8.5 x 11, and providing a minute-by-minute time frame for the entire mission, including the test of the lunar module. First page is a copy of the flight plan submission bearing copies of signatures of T. R. Lindsey, Warren J. North, and Deke Slayton. In very good condition, with scattered toning and soiling, a few small edge tears, and expected handling wear. Plan originates from noted test pilot Robert Rahn, who was employed by North American Rockwell, which was making the command module. He used his expertise to determine how the astronauts would want the controls, displays, and equipment configured in the capsule. When Columbia, Apollo 11's CM, was completed, he was assigned to help that crew of astronauts become familiar with it. It was also Rahn who appeared on live television on ABC at the beginning of the Apollo 13 emergency, correcting several sensational inaccuracies originally reported. Accompanied by a hardcover copy of Rahn’s memoir, Tempting Fate. RRAuction COA.

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