213
213
Kennedy Space Center, the World’s Only Moonport
INCLUDES SIGNATURES OF TEN MOON VOYAGERS AND SIGNATURES OF THREE TO EARTH ORBIT
Estimate
5,0007,000
JUMP TO LOT
213
Kennedy Space Center, the World’s Only Moonport
INCLUDES SIGNATURES OF TEN MOON VOYAGERS AND SIGNATURES OF THREE TO EARTH ORBIT
Estimate
5,0007,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Kennedy Space Center, the World’s Only Moonport
INCLUDES SIGNATURES OF TEN MOON VOYAGERS AND SIGNATURES OF THREE TO EARTH ORBIT
BENSON, CHARLES D. and WILLIAM B. FLAHERTY. MOONPORT: A History of Apollo Launch Facilities and Operations. Washington: GPO/ NASA SP-4204, 1978. xx, 636 pp. Illustrated. 10 by 7 inches. Original tan printed wrappers.
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SIGNED and INSCRIBED with their individual Apollo flight number(s) by: BUZZ ALDRIN, ALAN BEAN, FRANK BORMAN, CHARLES CONRAD, GORDON COOPER, WALT CUNNINGHAM, RICHARD GORDON, FRED HAISE, EDGAR MITCHELL, WALLY SCHIRRA, DAVE SCOTT, TOM STAFFORD, and AL WORDEN on the half-title page.

Chapters include origins of the Moonport and acquiring land for the launch sites. Details of the Saturn I and IB earth orbit rockets, designs of the launch structures, socio-economic issues along the Space Coast are described. Additionally chapters cover the Saturn V Launch Complex 39 design and construction, automating launch operations, the Apollo 1 fire, and the final success of the lunar landing missions. Extensive data and facts are listed in five appendixes.

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