Original spiral-bound NASA manual entitled “Saturn I Countdown Manual SA-5,” 9 x 11, over 100 pages, dated December 6, 1963. The printed objective on the first page states: “To provide a sequence of operation required to prepare the launch vehicle to the point of firing command (initiation of terminal firing sequence); to provide emergency procedures for safing of the vehicle in the event of standard malfunctions; to provide the AMR Range and other NASA centers with a listing of interrelated items for accomplishment before and after liftoff; and to provide the Complex crews with the immediate post-launch securing operations.” Owner’s name written along the top of the front cover, “R. Funkhouser,” with some pencil notations and several steps underlined in red pencil. In fine condition, with expected light handling wear and some mild toning to cover. RR Auction COA.
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