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Very Large Earth Side Lunar Chart, Signed by 20th Century Surface Explorers
LANDING SITE NAME AND TOUCHDOWN DATE INSCRIPTIONS BY A MEMBER OF EVERY APOLLO LUNAR LANDING CREW
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157
Very Large Earth Side Lunar Chart, Signed by 20th Century Surface Explorers
LANDING SITE NAME AND TOUCHDOWN DATE INSCRIPTIONS BY A MEMBER OF EVERY APOLLO LUNAR LANDING CREW
Estimate
25,00035,000
LOT SOLD. 30,000 USD
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Very Large Earth Side Lunar Chart, Signed by 20th Century Surface Explorers
LANDING SITE NAME AND TOUCHDOWN DATE INSCRIPTIONS BY A MEMBER OF EVERY APOLLO LUNAR LANDING CREW
Lunar Planning Chart (LOC - 2). Aeronautical Chart and Information Center for NASA, Edition 1, July 1969. Color lithographed moon map in Mercator projection, 29 by 49 inches. Scale 1:2,500,000 at the equator.
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Catalogue Note

BOLDLY INSCRIBED and SIGNED:

"First Lunar Landing, Tranquility Base, BUZZ ALDRIN, July 20, 1969"
"Ocean of Storms, ALAN BEAN Apollo XII LMP, Nov 1969"
"Fra Mauro Base, EDGAR MITCHELL Apollo 14, Feb '71"
"Hadley Rille, DAVE SCOTT, Jul / Aug 1971"
"Descartes / Cayley Plains, CHARLES M. DUKE, JR., Apollo 16, April 1972"
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"The Valley of Taurus Littrow, GENE CERNAN Apollo XVII, Dec '72."

One of the largest lunar maps ever produced for NASA during the Apollo Program. Each astronaut listed above has also marked his landing site with either an "X" or a circle. All large craters and mare are labeled including unique features such as rilles and ejecta rays. These features are based on image data from all five Lunar Orbiter spacecraft.

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