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von Braun, Wernher, Six Photographs.

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


von Braun, Wernher, Six Photographs. Six black-and-white 8 x 10 in. photographs: von Braun with fellow scientists Seamans, Rees, and Petrone posing before SA-5, the most powerful and most heavily instrumented U.S. rocket to date, January 29, 1964; von Braun and Dr. Kurt Debus at the Kennedy Space Center during the final minutes of the countdown to launch SA-5; two different images of von Braun at the periscope inside the blockhouse prior to the launch of SA-6, May 28, 1964; [and] two photographs of von Braun, Associate NASA Administrator Dr. Seamans, Dr. Hugh Dryden, and James Webb, presenting von Braun the NASA Medal for Outstanding Leadership. (6)

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Estimate $150-250

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James Webb, Kurt Debus, Hugh Dryden, United States