CABIN PRESSURE ENVELOPE—SIGNED.
Lot 21
CABIN PRESSURE ENVELOPE—SIGNED.
Sold for US$ 1,098 inc. premium
Auction Details
CABIN PRESSURE ENVELOPE—SIGNED. CABIN PRESSURE ENVELOPE—SIGNED. CABIN PRESSURE ENVELOPE—SIGNED.
Lot Details
CABIN PRESSURE ENVELOPE—SIGNED.
"Cabin Pressure Envelope – Floatation [sic]," blueprints, McDonnell Aircraft Corporation, Saint Louis, MO, April 24-25, 1961. 2 sheets, the first with an additional date stamp of June 8, 1961. 77 x 36 and 59 x 36 inches, both ¼ scale.

Two large blueprints illustrating the astronaut's pressurized compartment which also provided buoyancy for the Mercury spacecraft after an ocean landing. Shown are the top, end and shear views of the entire Mercury spacecraft with the shear view illustrating center of gravity point and various load lines. Side panels and the cantoned section of the spacecraft are included.
Both signed by GORDON COOPER (with "Faith 7") and MAX FAGET (with "Mercury Designer"), the first also signed by SCOTT CARPENTER and WALLY SCHIRRA.
Activities
Contacts
  1. Matthew Haley
    Auction Administration - Space History
    Bonhams
    Work
    Montpelier Street
    London, SW7 1HH
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 20 7393 3817