LUNAR SURFACE PLANS & OPERATIONS.
Final Apollo 11 Lunar Surface Operations Plan. Houston, TX: NASA/MSC, June 27, 1969. 184 pp. Illustrations, 4 folding tables. 10½ by 8 inches. Card stock covers, punched. Ownership inscription of Paul D. Lowman, Jr., a NASA lunar sample investigator, on front cover.
The most detailed manual written by NASA defining the exact plans and every step for Man's first exploration of the lunar surface. The cover signed by Buzz Aldrin as LMP.
The plan covers all lunar surface activities including initial surface familiarization, geologic sample collection, television set-up, experiment deployment, photography, and contingency plans. Page 41 includes the instructions "Descend ladder to footpad ... Step to surface," and orders the commander to "Evaluate and report walking capability" during the first few tentative moments on the surface.