CHARTS TO BEGIN A JOURNEY TO THE MOON.
Apollo Earth Orbit Chart (AEO), Apollo 11 Mission... for July 1969 Launch Dates. Color Earth maps, 3 sheets. 13½ by 41½ inches each. Sheet 1 plots all of the first orbit, sheet 2 plots the second orbit and the nominal Translunar Injection (TLI) ground track, and sheet 3 plots the third orbit including the back-up TLI path.
Sheet one SIGNED by BUZZ ALDRIN with "LMP" added.
Sheet two INSCRIBED: "GO or NO GO?" by Aldrin.
Sheet three INSCRIBED and SIGNED: "GO for TLI, BUZZ ALDRIN."
A series of three earth charts plotting the launch and orbital path of Apollo 11 after lift-off from the Kennedy Space Center. Orbital paths on all three sheets illustrate the full launch direction azimuth from 72 (planned azimuth for an on time launch) to 108 degrees. Circular plots along the orbital ground tracks indicated communication tracking sites with red circles denoting tracking ships.