Awesome color third edition of the Apollo 8 Lunar Photography Index chart, sheet 4 of 4, dated May 1, 1969, showing targets of opportunity for magazines C, D, and E, and prepared under the direction of the Department of Defense by the Aeronautical Chart and Information Center. Signed in black felt tip by 12 Apollo astronauts, including: “Gene Cernan, Apollo X–XVII,” “Fred Haise, Apollo 13 LMP,” “Tom Stafford, Apollo X,” “Richard Gordon, XII CMP,” “Rusty Schweickart, Apollo 9 LMP,” “Al Worden, Apollo 15 CMP,” “Charlie Duke, Apollo 16 LMP,” “Edgar Mitchell, Apollo 14 LMP,” “Walt Cunningham, Apollo 7,” “Buzz Aldrin, Apollo XI LMP,” “Alan Bean, Apollo 12,” and “Merry Christmas, James Lovell, Apollo 8.” Rolled and in fine condition, with some creasing. Further accentuated by the impressive size and aesthetic charm of the lunar chart, this is a tremendous union of some of the Apollo program’s brightest and bravest men. Originating from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, a portion of the proceeds for the sale of this item will be donated to the ASF. Pre-certified Zarelli Space Authentication.
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