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Large Lunar Chart - Signed by a member of every Lunar flight crew
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Large Lunar Chart - Signed by a member of every Lunar flight crew
Estimate
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LOT SOLD. 30,000 USD
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Large Lunar Chart - Signed by a member of every Lunar flight crew
Lunar Chart LPC-1. Aeronautical Chart and Information Center, USAF for NASA. March 1970. First Edition. 25¾ by 38 inches. Scale 1:10,000,000. Color lithographed moon map with two stereographic projections of the North and South poles. The full lunar equatorial area is shown in Mercator projection between 45 degrees North and South latitude. Small date stamp of “Apr 17, 1970” on verso at far lower left corner.
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Lunar landing crew members have marked their landing sites with an "X" or circle. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED: "BUZZ ALDRIN, Apollo XI LMP; ALAN BEAN, Apollo XII; EDGAR MITCHELL, Apollo 14 LMP; DAVE SCOTT, Apollo 15 CDR; CHARLES M. DUKE, JR., Apollo 16 LMP”; and "GENE CERNAN, Apollo XVII CDR."


SIGNED AND INSCRIBED with their missions and flight titles along the bottom margin: "JAMES LOVELL, Apollo 8 CMP, Apollo 13 CDR"; "TOM STAFFORD, Apollo 10, Cdr"; and "FRED HAISE, Apollo 13 LMP."

A magnificent chart symbolizing Man's first exploration of another celestial body. Signed by nine Apollo astronauts, each being a member of nine lunar missions conducted during the 20th Century. Large features such as mares and craters are identified by name. A square legend block near the chart center lists “Lunar Data” including diameter, surface gravity, orbital velocity, temperature, and mean distance from the Earth.

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