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Item 6236 - Jack King's Saturn V Flight Manual Catalog 526 (Apr 2018)

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Revised "Saturn V Flight Manual, SA 510" as prepared by NASA and the George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, 8.25 x 10.5, 234 pages, dated June 25, 1971. The manual was designed to provide the astronaut with a single source reference as to the characteristics and functions of the SA-510 launch vehicle and AS-510 flight mission, and features general mission and performance data, emergency detection system information, a description of each stage and the IU, and a general discussion of ground support facilities, equipment, and mission control. Manual sections include: General Description, Performance, Emergency Detection and Procedures, S-IC Stage, S-II Stage, S-IVB Stage, Instrument Unit, Ground Support Interface, Mission Control Monitoring, and Mission Variables and Constraints. In very good to fine condition, with scattered soiling and staining, and a tear to the spine. From the personal collection of Jack King, who served as the Kennedy Space Center Chief of Public Information during projects Mercury, Gemini and Apollo. King provided public announcements and commentary for several of the mission launches, including the announcement of the Apollo 11 launch, which earned him the nickname ‘Voice of Apollo.’ An uncommon manual relating to the historic Apollo 15 mission. Originating from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, a portion of the proceeds for the sale of this item will be donated to the ASF.

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