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Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster, January 28, 1986, NASA Thirteen Photographs; Seventy Cassette Tapes of Presidential Commission Brief

Auction:
3103T
Lot:
2269
Sold for:
$246$200

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Books & Manuscripts - 3103T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 31, 2018 10:00AM

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Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster, January 28, 1986, NASA Thirteen Photographs; Seventy Cassette Tapes of Presidential Commission Briefings, and Other Material. Color 8 x 10 in. composite photographic portrait of McAuliffe, Jarvis, Scobee, Smith, McNair, Onizuka, and Resnik (1-86-51L-10171), purple NASA worm logo and caption on verso, and "This Paper Manufactured by Kodak"; the mission emblem, with red NASA lettering and caption on verso; two images of the takeoff with the craft intact: 1-86-51L(S)154 and 156; five color images of the Shuttle as it broke up each with NASA red lettering on recto: 1-86-51L-10176; 10177; 10179; 10181; and 10182; color photograph of Flight Directors Jay H. Greene and Alan Lee Briscoe in Mission Control as the Challenger's launch disaster became apparent: 1-86-51L(S)002 with purple caption, worm logo, and "This Paper Manufactured by Kodak" on verso; a color photograph of extensive icing at the upper levels of the Fixed Service Structure before launch; an uncaptioned aerial color photograph of the area Space Center taken on the same day; a color photograph of the memorial for the astronauts outside the Johnson Space Center on February 1, 1986; two copies of volume one only of the Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident; seventy cassette tapes of the Presidential Hearings on the Challenger disaster; and a large collection of more than 200 large slides related to the Shuttle program as a whole, many from the late 1970s and early 1980s.
The Rudolf Spoor Collection of NASA Photographs and Ephemera
Estimate $400-600


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Kodak, Aerospace engineering, Rogers Commission Report, Space Shuttle, Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, Spacecraft, Spaceflight

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