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Apollo 17, Orange Soil on the Lunar Surface, Two Photographs, [and] Three Microscopic Views of Samples.

Auction:
3205T
Lot:
1315
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Auction:
Discovery - 3205T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
February 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Apollo 17, Orange Soil on the Lunar Surface, Two Photographs, [and] Three Microscopic Views of Samples. Two color 8 x 10 in. photographs marked in red on rectos: AS17-137-20989 and AS17-137-20990, with purple NASA captions, round logo, and "A Kodak Paper" on verso of each; a close-up view of the much publicized orange soil which the Apollo 17 crewmen found at Station 4 (Shorty Crater) during EVA-2; the soil was first spotted by Astronaut Schmitt; [and] color 8 x 10 in. photographs NASA S-73-15171 (two copies) and S-73-15083, showing the magnified components of the orange soil, with red lettering on rectos, purple NASA captions, round logo, and "This Paper Manufactured by Kodak" on versos. (5)

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Estimate $150-250


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Keywords

Kodak, Apollo 17, Outer space, Shorty, Spacecraft, Spaceflight

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