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Item 8142 - NASA Booklets and Contractor Pamphlets Catalog 511 (Oct 2017)

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Large collection of vintage publications relating to NASA and its various contractors, including: a pair of NASA career guide booklets; a NASA-printed booklet entitled “ ‘In This Decade…’ Mission to the Moon”; three General Electric booklets entitled “…For the Benefit of All Mankind”; a Ryan Aeronautical Company “Description of the Landing Radar for the Apollo Lunar Module” booklet; a spiral-bound Lear Siegler catalog showing their equipment in the Apollo program; a 12-page Westinghouse News publicity release, dated November 14, 1969, with additional tables and a glossy photo for the Apollo television cameras; a two-page Grumman Corporation news release, December 7, 1972, relating to the anniversary of the launch of the Orbiting Astronomical Observatory II; two AVCO fact packets on the “Ablative Heat Shield for Apollo”; an Itek Optical Systems Division booklet for “The Apollo Panoramic Camera”; a General Motors booklet for the lunar roving vehicle, which opens into a fantastic LRV poster; a set of three AVCO booklets concerning “Capabilities in Technology Transfer”; a 1969 Sperry Rand Engineering Review on “the Apollo communications network”; an office copy of a Bell Aerosystems Company publicity booklet, and several other brochures and information packets. In overall very good to fine condition. From the collection of Dan Schaiewitz, who worked as Extravehicular Crew Training Engineer at KSC. View Dan's many Collect Space posts here. Engineer Dan Schaiewitz gives us a fascinating firsthand glimpse into his experiences on the cutting edge of space exploration during the Apollo missions, in this podcast.

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