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Apollo 11, First Photograph of a Moon Rock Sample on Earth, July 26, 1969.

Auction:
3205T
Lot:
1239
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
Discovery - 3205T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
February 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Apollo 11, First Photograph of a Moon Rock Sample on Earth, July 26, 1969. Black-and-white 8 x 10 in. photograph taken in the Vacuum Laboratory of the Manned Spacecraft Center's Lunar Receiving Laboratory, Building 37, at 3:55 pm, Saturday, July 26, 1969, when the first sample return container from Apollo 11 was opened in Houston, Texas; these samples were collected by Armstrong and Aldrin during lunar surface EVA on July 20, 1969, with black NASA lettering on recto (S-69-45002), purple caption and round NASA logo on verso.

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Estimate $300-400


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Keywords

Houston, Apollo 11, Apollo program, Johnson Space Center, Lunar Receiving Laboratory, Lunar science, Moon, Moon landing, Moon rock, NASA, Planetary science

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