Apollo 13 Translunar Transearth Trajectory Plotting Chart, Lovell/Haise Signed
Lot 307
APOLLO 13 TRAJECTORY CHART–"HOUSTON, WE'VE HAD A PROBLEM."
Sold for US$ 1,098 inc. premium

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

New York
Lot Details
APOLLO 13 TRAJECTORY CHART–"HOUSTON, WE'VE HAD A PROBLEM."
"Apollo Translunar / Transearth Trajectory Plotting Chart (ATT), Apollo Mission 13," diagram, March 16, 1970, 24 by 20 inches.

A chart that vividly illustrates how far the Apollo 13 crew was from Earth when the explosion occurred. Inscribed by Fred Haise: "Our 'problem' occurred 200,000 miles from earth! 13 April 1970, Fred Haise, Apollo 13 LMP." He has marked an "X" where the explosion occurred on the flight path and added: "Boom! April 13, 1970, 10:08 pm EST, Freddo" with the number 13 underlined. Additionally signed by James Lovell as Commander.
Illustrated is a polar view centered on the Earth of the Apollo 13 mission profile. Flight events shown are launch, translunar injection, lunar and earth coast phases, lunar orbit insertion, and transearth injection.
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