LITTROW, THE FINAL STEPS FOR APOLLO.
Lot 1295
LITTROW, THE FINAL STEPS FOR APOLLO. "Littrow, Lunar Topographic Orthophotomap." Lunar chart based on Apollo 15 and 17 photographic data including ITEK and Fairchild cameras.
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£710 - 1,100
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LITTROW, THE FINAL STEPS FOR APOLLO.
"Littrow, Lunar Topographic Orthophotomap." Lunar chart based on Apollo 15 and 17 photographic data including ITEK and Fairchild cameras. Published by the Defense Mapping Agency for NASA, 1977. 27 x 25½ inches.

A large black pennant marks the last landing area of the Apollo Program near the lower left corner of the chart. Contour lines are marked in red every 100 meters partly based on laser altimeter data from both the Apollo 15 and 17 Service Module SIM (Scientific Instrument Module) Bays. A detailed chart description is located along the lower margin.
Boldly SIGNED by GENE CERNAN and INSCRIBED: "The Valley of Taurus Littrow. Home of the final steps of Apollo, Dec 11 – 14, 1972. Gene Cernan, Cdr Apollo XVII."
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