Rare flown double-sided color Earth landmark map carried into lunar orbit during the Apollo 10 mission, signed and flight-certified in black ink, “Flown to the moon on Apollo X, Gene Cernan, Apollo X LMP.” The first edition map, measuring 10.5 x 8.5, with laminated tab marked "152/153,” shows the southeastern coast of Brazil; the signed side locates Sao Sebastian Island and the reverse locates Lagoa Imarui. This is one of the NASA Apollo Earth Landmark Maps used in the mission's Earth Landmark Maps & Photos Book, printed by the Army Map Service in June 1968. Map is done in a scale of 1:1,000,000 and features a chart printed beneath giving latitude, longitude, elevation, and horizontal uncertainty calculations for each identified location. In fine condition.
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