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Item 8296 - Apollo 1 Set of (7) Original Photographs Catalog 511 (Oct 2017)

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Set of seven vintage official glossy NASA photos of the Apollo 1 crew, ranging in size from 10 x 8 to 7 x 11, with images including: an excellent downward angle of the Apollo 1 crew in their space suits, with Gus Grissom looking up at the photographer; Grissom and Ed White being checked out in the KSC altitude chamber; the three astronauts undergoing final checks in the Ready Room prior to boarding an Apollo spacecraft for an altitude chamber exercise; two upward angles of the astronauts during and after a mission simulation exercise; a half-length image of the Apollo 1 crew at North American's Downey facility during training; and an image, dated on the reverse January 27, 1967, showing Grissom and Roger Chaffee walking across the bridge to enter their spacecraft atop Launch Complex 34 on the day of their tragic accident. Reverse of five photos bear purple NASA caption text. In overall very good to fine condition, with creasing and silvering to vertical crew photo. From the collection of aerospace memorabilia specialist Ken Havekotte.

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