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Apollo 1, Prime Crew, March-April 1966, Three Photographs and Other Material.

Auction:
3205T
Lot:
1211
Sold for:
$135$110

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

Description:

Apollo 1, Prime Crew, March-April 1966, Three Photographs and Other Material. One black-and-white 8 x 10 in. showing Edward White II, Virgil (Gus) Grissom, and Roger Chaffee in flight suits; one showing the three astronauts in jackets and ties outside the Manned Spacecraft Center at Houston, and the third black-and-white photo 5 x 7 in., showing the charred interior of the cabin. (3) White, Chaffee, and Grissom died tragically in an accidental fire during a launch rehearsal test on January 27, 1967; [together with] the Report of the Apollo 204 Review Board on the accident, in limp paper wrappers.

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Estimate $125-175


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Edward White II, Virgil (Gus) Grissom, Roger Chaffee, Houston, Apollo 1, Canceled Apollo missions, Chaffee, Ed White, Extravehicular activity, Grissom, Gus Grissom, NASA, Outer space, Roger B. Chaffee, Spaceflight, White

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