APOLLO 11 FINAL FLIGHT PLAN
Lot 182
PLANNED STEPS FOR THE FIRST LUNAR LANDING.
Sold for US$ 6,710 inc. premium

Auction 17402: The Space Sale
16 Jul 2009 13:00 EDT

New York
Lot Details
PLANNED STEPS FOR THE FIRST LUNAR LANDING. PLANNED STEPS FOR THE FIRST LUNAR LANDING. PLANNED STEPS FOR THE FIRST LUNAR LANDING.
PLANNED STEPS FOR THE FIRST LUNAR LANDING.
Final Apollo 11 Flight Plan, AS-506/CSM-107/LM-5. Houston, TX: NASA/MSC, July 1, 1969. Upwards of 310 pp. 10½ by 8 inches. Card stock covers, punched and with traces of staples.

The complete hour-by-hour and step-by-step timeline for man's first lunar landing, with special inscriptions by LMP Aldrin at historic flight events.
Buzz Aldrin has signed the front cover as Apollo 11's LM pilot. Additionally, on page 3-69, he has underlined the word "touchdown" and inscribed his - and man's - first words from the lunar surface ("Contact Light") followed by his name. On page 3-76 at the exact Ground Elapsed Time (GET) that this event occurred, Aldrin has inscribed "My first step on the surface at 109:43 GET, Buzz Aldrin." On page 3-80, he has underlined "Descend to surface" and boldly inscribed his first words after stepping on the moon, "Magnificent Desolation, Buzz Aldrin."
The flight plan is divided into 6 sections covering general information, samples of flight maneuver update pads, a detailed timeline, consumables, test objectives, and a summary. The detailed timeline is the most extensive section (135 pp) and lists activities in a column format for the astronauts and related Mission Control activities. Each page in this section details one to two hours of flight time.
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