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The Last Lunar Landing During the 20th Century
“HOME OF THE FINAL STEPS OF APOLLO” – COMMANDER GENE CERNAN
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The Last Lunar Landing During the 20th Century
“HOME OF THE FINAL STEPS OF APOLLO” – COMMANDER GENE CERNAN
Estimate
1,2001,800
LOT SOLD. 1,625 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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The Last Lunar Landing During the 20th Century
“HOME OF THE FINAL STEPS OF APOLLO” – COMMANDER GENE CERNAN
Littrow, Lunar Topographic Orthophotomap. Lunar chart based on Apollo 15 and 17 photographic data including ITEK and Fairchild cameras. Published by the Defense Mapping Agency for NASA, October 1974. 27 by 25 inches.
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Catalogue Note

BOLDLY INSCRIBED and SIGNED: "The Valley of Taurus Littrow. Home of the final steps of Apollo, Dec 11 – 14, 1972. GENE CERNAN, CDR Apollo XVII."

The chart has extensive descriptions found along the lower margin. The Apollo Program’s final landing site is marked with a large black pennant at the lower left corner. Elevation contour lines are marked in red at 100 meters intervals from data collected during the Apollo 15 and 17 missions using a laser altimeter located in the Service Module SIM (Scientific Instrument Module) Bays.

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