FIRST LUNAR LANDING ORBITAL PHOTOGRAPHY TARGETS. Apollo Target of Opportunity Flight Chart (ATO), Apollo Mission 11, 16 JULY 1969 Launch Date.
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FIRST LUNAR LANDING ORBITAL PHOTOGRAPHY TARGETS. Apollo Target of Opportunity Flight Chart (ATO), Apollo Mission 11, 16 JULY 1969 Launch Date.
US$ 2,500 - 3,500
£1,500 - 2,100
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FIRST LUNAR LANDING ORBITAL PHOTOGRAPHY TARGETS.
Apollo Target of Opportunity Flight Chart (ATO), Apollo Mission 11, 16 JULY 1969 Launch Date. SKB 32100097-301, 2nd edition, June 26, 1969. 14 x 58 inches. Scale 1:7,5000,000. Full line plot of the median lunar orbit ground track is shown in red with near side and far side lunar shadow terminator areas having line marker ticks plotted perpendicular to the spacecraft orbital path.

Identical to the chart issued to Armstrong, Aldrin, and Collins for the flight, having the SKB 32100097-301 part number printed in two identical legend blocks. Those blocks define film exposure settings with various lens and symbol definitions for 250mm and 80mm single frame photography. Landmark data is defined with a checkpoint vector arrow and initial point triangle. There are nearly 100 numbered photographic targets plotted. The targets represent possible future Apollo landing sites and areas of scientific interest.
SIGNED and INSCRIBED: "Buzz Aldrin, LMP."
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