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"HOUSTON, WE'VE HAD A PROBLEM HERE." THE FLOWN APOLLO 13 FLIGHT PLAN

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30,000 - 40,000 USD
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275,000 USD
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  • <em>Apollo 13. Flight Plan. Part No. SKB32100082-350. S/N: 1001. </em>[Houston: Manned Spacecraft Center, March 16, 1970]
8½ by 10½ inches, 352 pp divided into 7 tabbed sections ("Detailed Timeline," "Abbreviated Timeline," "CSM Consumables," "P-27 State Vector," and "CDR Food Log," "CMP Food Log," and "LMP Food Log." With 3 full page original color caricatures (one for each astronaut) signed and dated by Johnson Space Center artist Barbara Matelski, 1 black & white cartoon depicting the astronauts infected with German measles by Matelsi, and 1 folding chart (Alternate Mission 3 Summary Flight Plan). Notations in black felt-tip pen by Mission Commander James Lovell, notations by Command Module Pilot Jack Swigert in blue ball-point pen, notations by Lunar Module Pilot Fred Haise in pencil, pre-flight notations by Ken Mattingly in red felt-tip pen, late check list changes done by flight plan preparer in very fine-tip black pen. Three-hole punched and bound with three binder rings as issued, original heavy card stock covers. Front cover signed and inscribed by Fred Haise and signed by Jim Lovell and Jack Swigert.
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