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STRIKING LARGE COLOR PHOTOGRAPH OF THE DOOMED CHALLENGER'S 1985 LAUNCH, THREE MONTHS BEFORE IT EXPLODED, SIGNED BY 24 MEMBERS AND STAFF MEMBERS OF THE ROGERS COMMISSION WHICH INVESTIGATED THE DISASTER, INCLUDING SALLY RIDE, NEIL ARMSTRONG, AND RICHARD FEYNMAN

(NASA) (ROGERS, William P.). Photograph signed. No place, circa 1986.

Exceptional large color photograph of the Challenger taking off on its last successful mission three months before its disastrous explosion, signed and/or inscribed by 24 members of the Rogers Commission (the body that investigated the crash) including Sally Ride, Neil Armstrong, and Richard Feynman. This item belonged to Lt. Col. John B. Hungerford, who was the launch director for the Titan rocket program. $16,500.

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"I LEARN, MORE AND MORE HOW FACTS BECOME TWISTED WITH TIME… THAT IS ONE OF THE REASONS THAT STARTED ME WRITING 'THE SPIRIT OF ST. LOUIS'"

LINDBERGH, Charles A. Typed letter signed. Darien, Connecticut, April 21, 1953.

Original 1953 typed letter from Charles Lindbergh to his friend, U.S. Air Services editor Earl Findley, expressing gratitude for Findley's comment on the first serialized installment of "The Spirit of St. Louis" in The Saturday Evening Post; lamenting the fact that facts are often twisted, even by good people; and explaining that, contrary to popular belief, the propeller on his plane was not wooden, signed by Charles Lindbergh. Accompanied by two news service photographs of Charles Lindbergh. $7500.

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GUS GRISSOM'S UNDERGRADUATE THERMODYNAMICS TEXTBOOK, WITH HIS OWNER SIGNATURE AND ANNOTATIONS

(GRISSOM, Gus) HAWKINS, George A. Thermodynamics. New York, 1947.

Fourth printing of this thermodynamics text, used by Gus Grissom as an undergraduate at Purdue and bearing his owner signature: "Grissom, Virgil I 219-1/2 Littleton St.," with dozens of annotations in Grissom's hand including mathematical equations; notes about exams; and lecture notes. $3800.

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INSCRIBED BY BOTH ANNE MORROW LINDBERGH
AND CHARLES LINDBERGH

LINDBERGH, Anne Morrow. North to the Orient. New York, 1935.

First edition of Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s account of her journey to Alaska and along the Arctic Circle to Russia, China and Japan. Inscribed on the half title: “For Mayor and Mrs. Theodore J. Koenig, from Anne Morrow Lindbergh” and beneath his wife’s inscription Charles Lindbergh has signed, “Charles A. Lindbergh. Long Barn, 1936.” $2900.

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THE ORIGINS OF THE GOODYEAR BLIMP

ALLEN, Hugh. The Story of the Airship. Akron, 1931.

Early edition of this guide to zeppelins, balloons, and blimps, with 129 photographs and an introduction by Goodyear president P.W. Litchfield, signed by pioneer aviator Billy Parker and over three dozen of his aviators at the 1931 National Air Races in Cleveland. $2900.

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SIGNED BY ANNE MORROW LINDBERGH AND CHARLES LINDBERGH

LINDBERGH, Anne Morrow. North to the Orient. New York, 1935.

First edition of Anne Morrow Lindbergh's account of her journey to Alaska and along the Arctic Circle to Russia, China and Japan. Signed on the half-title by Anne Morrow Lindbergh and signed on the same page in the year of publication by Charles Lindbergh with his inscribed, "North Haven—1935." $2900.

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HANDSOME FIRST EDITION OF COSMONAUT A.A. LEONOV'S 1972 BOOK ON ARTIFICIAL SATELLITES, WITH 35 BEAUTIFUL FOLIO COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS BY A.K. SOKOLOV, INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY BOTH LEONOV AND SOKOLOV

(SOKOLOV, A.K.) LEONOV, Aleskei Arkhipovich. Kosmicheskie dali. Moscow, 1972.

First edition of Russian cosmonaut A.A. Leonov's work on artificial satellites, with 35 loose color illustrations (17 folding) and 5 additional monochrome red-tone illustrations laid in, signed on the front wrapper by both the illustrator A.K. Sokolov and by Leonov. Text in Russian. $2800.

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VINTAGE PHOTOGRAPHIC ARCHIVE DOCUMENTING SURVEYORS 2 AND 3

[NASA]. Lunar Surveyor Photo Archive. Los Angeles, 1965. Sixty-nine vintage black-and-white photographs documenting the assembly and transport of Surveyors 2 and 3, two of the spacecraft NASA used to scout lunar landing sites for the Apollo program. $2500.

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