FLIGHT MOTION PICTURES TAKEN BY NEIL ARMSTRONG AND HIS CREW. INCLUDES ARMSTRONG'S FIRST STEP ONTO THE MOON.
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FLIGHT MOTION PICTURES TAKEN BY NEIL ARMSTRONG AND HIS CREW.
INCLUDES ARMSTRONG'S FIRST STEP ONTO THE MOON.
Sold for US$ 16,250 inc. premium
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FLIGHT MOTION PICTURES TAKEN BY NEIL ARMSTRONG AND HIS CREW. INCLUDES ARMSTRONG'S FIRST STEP ONTO THE MOON. FLIGHT MOTION PICTURES TAKEN BY NEIL ARMSTRONG AND HIS CREW. INCLUDES ARMSTRONG'S FIRST STEP ONTO THE MOON. FLIGHT MOTION PICTURES TAKEN BY NEIL ARMSTRONG AND HIS CREW. INCLUDES ARMSTRONG'S FIRST STEP ONTO THE MOON.
Lot Details
FLIGHT MOTION PICTURES TAKEN BY NEIL ARMSTRONG AND HIS CREW.
INCLUDES ARMSTRONG'S FIRST STEP ONTO THE MOON.
An internal NASA/Manned Spacecraft Center (MSC) duplicate film roll of scenes taken during the Apollo 11 flight by the 16mm Maurer Data Acquisition Cameras (DAC). Spooled onto a metal reel housed in a period canister, 11 inches in diameter. The MSC Film Form 511 Film Can Label (May 68) on the canister reads in part: "Date: 7-20-69, Photographer: Apollo XI Crew, Type of Film: 7388 Print, Footage: 800 feet, Process: COLOR PRINT (via stamp), Subject: Apollo XI Mission Film Mags A, C, J, M, & L."

Actual magazine sequence on the reel and scene descriptions from each magazine are as follows:

Magazine A - Panoramic views of the earth, sequences of crew activity inside the Command Module (CM) Columbia, and docking by the Command/Service Module (CSM) Columbia to the Lunar Module (LM) Eagle.
Magazine C - Lunar Module (LM) Eagle undocking sequence from CSM Columbia to begin the lunar landing.
Magazine J – The Moonwalk. Initial sequence of the ExtraVehicular Activity (EVA, or Moonwalk) showing Neil Armstrong descending the LM ladder with his first step onto the lunar surface and his subsequent surface exploration. The DAC 16mm camera was mounted inside the LM at Aldrin's right-hand triangular viewing window.
Magazine L – Taken by Armstrong and Aldrin inside Lunar Module Eagle after history's first moonwalk showing the lunar surface, U.S. Flag, and footprints. Lunar orbit views after Eagle's lunar liftoff, with some overexposed segments. Eagle tracking Columbia prior to docking.
Magazine M – Sunrise and sunset views of the earth after returning from the Moon and Columbia's re-entry into the earth's atmosphere.
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