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Lot 147
APOLLO 11 TRAJECTORY CHART – THE PATH TO THE MOON.
Sold for US$ 4,270 inc. premium
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Lot Details
APOLLO 11 TRAJECTORY CHART – THE PATH TO THE MOON.
"Apollo Translunar / Transearth Trajectory Plotting Chart (ATT), Apollo Mission 11." Aeronautical Chart and Information Center, June 23, 1969, 24 x 20 inches.



The chart is centered on a north polar view of the Earth and displays the July/August 1969 orbital path of the moon around the Earth. The Apollo 11 flight profile is plotted and events such as earth launch, translunar injection, lunar and earth coast phases, lunar orbit insertion, lunar landing, liftoff, and transearth injection are listed.
INSCRIBED AND SIGNED by Aldrin:"OUR ROAD MAP TO THE FIRST LUNAR LANDING! Buzz Aldrin LMP" ADDITIONALLY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED by Apollo 11 Capsule Communicator (CAPCOM) and later Apollo 16 astronaut Charles Duke using his actual words transmitted to the Armstrong and Aldrin of: "Eagle, Houston—We read you now... You're go for PDI... You're go for landing... We copy you down Eagle. Charles M. Duke, Jr., Apollo 11 CAPCOM."
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