SURVEYOR. Substantial collection of approximately 100 volumes, documents, or dossiers related to Surveyor missions, many being rare internally-circulated items from JPL or contractors,  including:
Lot 69
SURVEYOR. Substantial collection of approximately 100 volumes, documents, or dossiers related to Surveyor missions, many being rare internally-circulated items from JPL or contractors, including:
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SURVEYOR.
Substantial collection of approximately 100 volumes, documents, or dossiers related to Surveyor missions, many being rare internally-circulated items from JPL or contractors, including: "Design Study Requirements For A Lunar Soft Landing Spacecraft," May 13, 1960; Choate, "Evaluation of Surveyor Exhaust Effects on the Moon"; "Surveyor I Mission Report" (Technical Report 32-1023, 3 parts); similar, Surveyors III (32-1177), V (32-1246), VI (32-1262), VII (32-1264), and "Final Report" (32-1265); JPL interoffice memorandum "Total Eclipse of the Moon for Mission C"; approximately 20 original or period copies of interoffice memos or handwritten notes from June 1967 pertaining to the Surveyor IV camera system; approximately 18 original or period copies of interoffice memos or reports pertaining to use of LO V photographs to locate the lost Surveyor IV lander, with approximately 45 photographs or transparencies, summer 1967 (the first attempt by one spacecraft to locate another which had crashed on another celestial body); "Determination of Footpad Penetration Depth from Surveyor Spacecraft Shadows," October 15, 1967; NASA Special Publications 146, 163, 166, 173, 184, 341, 6504; Hughes Aircraft Company, "Surveyor Attitude Determination on Lunar Surface," February, 1968; Fairchild, "Final Report, Surveyor Lander Camera Control Sequence," January 15, 1964. For a full listing, please download the condition report for this lot from bonhams.com/20830.
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