APOLLO 15 LUNAR SURFACE PROCEDURES. SIGNED BY SCOTT.
(For All Launch Dates). Apollo 15 Final Lunar Surface Procedures. Houston: NASA/Manned Spacecraft Flight Center, July 9, 1971.
8 by 10½ inches. 409 pp. Cream card stock covers, punched, with two staples at spine. traces of rust from staples, small hole near foot of spine affecting front cover and first two pages.
SIGNED and INSCRIBED: "EXPLORING HADLEY APENNINE/ DAVE SCOTT/APOLLO 15 CDR." The manual for the Apollo 15 lunar surface procedures. A significant document for the first Apollo "J" class mission utilizing the lunar rover for extended exploration of the landing region, divided into three main sections. The first, a mission description, includes the mission objectives, mission lunar surface priorities, EVA requirements, a description of the lunar landing site, lists the scientific objectives, and covers the lunar surface activity for the 67 hour stay. The second section details the nominal lunar surface EVA, including information on the EVA timeline procedures, lunar surface photography data, the geological equipment, EVA traverses, and the Lunar Rover. The third section contains a contingent plan, which outlines the various one and two man traverses to be executed by the astronauts. The appendix contains numerous figures, charts and graphs.