EARLY MERCURY COMMUNICATIONS AND TRACKING BOOKLET—SIGNED. Communications for Mercury. Sandia Corporation, 1961.
Lot 72
EARLY MERCURY COMMUNICATIONS AND TRACKING BOOKLET—SIGNED.
Communications for Mercury. Sandia Corporation, 1961.
US$ 500 - 700
£320 - 450

Lot Details
EARLY MERCURY COMMUNICATIONS AND TRACKING BOOKLET—SIGNED. Communications for Mercury. Sandia Corporation, 1961. EARLY MERCURY COMMUNICATIONS AND TRACKING BOOKLET—SIGNED. Communications for Mercury. Sandia Corporation, 1961. EARLY MERCURY COMMUNICATIONS AND TRACKING BOOKLET—SIGNED. Communications for Mercury. Sandia Corporation, 1961. EARLY MERCURY COMMUNICATIONS AND TRACKING BOOKLET—SIGNED. Communications for Mercury. Sandia Corporation, 1961.
EARLY MERCURY COMMUNICATIONS AND TRACKING BOOKLET—SIGNED.
Communications for Mercury. Sandia Corporation, 1961.
12 pp. 6 ½ by 8 ½ inches. Original tan wrappers.

SIGNED and INSCRIBED with their individual Mercury Atlas (MA) number: "SCOTT CARPENTER MA-7, GORDON COOPER MA-9" and "WALLY SCHIRRA, MA-8."

Future communications roles for the Bell System, Western Electric, Sandia, and other subsidiaries are explained in detail along with artist illustrations showing various Mercury flight phases. The Mercury world-wide tracking network is made from a combination of land lines, submarine cables, and radio links. Plans are described how astronaut voice and spacecraft telemetry will be processed over the tracking network.
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