APOLLO 11 LANDING SITE CHART SIGNED

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Lot 141
APOLLO 11 LANDING SITE CHART SIGNED

US$ 4,000 - 6,000
£ 2,900 - 4,400

The Air and Space Sale

27 Sep 2017, 13:00 EDT

New York

APOLLO 11 LANDING SITE CHART SIGNED
Julius Caesar, Lunar Shaded Relief – LSR 60. Defense Mapping Agency for NASA. Includes a detailed legend and a gridded lunar sphere near side locator map image. First edition, September 1978. 22 x 29 inches, scale 1:1,000,000.

BOLDLY INSCRIBED and SIGNED: "Tranquillity Base, July 20 - 21, 1969, BUZZ ALDRIN." He has marked the Apollo 11 landing site with a large "X."

A chart which perhaps best illustrates the single most important accomplishment of the 1960's space effort, the United States manned lunar landing. The chart is number 60 of the LSR series and features approximately half of the Mare Tranquillitatis with all surrounding craters, wrinkled ridges, and highland areas. The Apollo 11 landing site near the bottom center.
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