LUNAR CHARTSIGNED BY A MEMBER OF EVERY LUNAR FLIGHT CREW.
"Lunar Chart LPC-1," color lithographed moon map with two stereographic projections of the North and South poles. Equatorial area shown in Mercator projection. Aeronautical Chart and Information Center, March 1970. 25¾ x 38 inches. Scale 1:10,000,000.
An important chart symbolizing Man's first exploration of another celestial body. Signed by nine Apollo astronauts, each being a member of nine lunar missions conducted during the 20th Century. Large features such as mares and craters are identified by name.
SIGNED AND INSCRIBED with their missions and flight titles along the bottom margin: "James Lovell, Apollo 8 CMP, Apollo 13 CDR"; "Tom Stafford, Apollo 10, Cdr"; and "Fred Haise, Apollo 13 LMP." Lunar landing crew members have marked their landing sites with an "X" or circle. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED: "Buzz Aldrin, Apollo XI LMP"; "Alan Bean, Apollo XII"; "Edgar Mitchell, Apollo 14 LMP"; "Dave Scott, Apollo 15 CDR"; "Charles M. Duke, Jr., Apollo 16 LMP"; and "Gene Cernan, Apollo XVII CDR."