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    Buzz Aldrin's Magnificent Desolation: The Long Journey Home from the Moon Signed Collector's Edition with an Original Apollo 11 NASA Press Kit. Two items: (1) A leather bound signed edition of his recent autobiography (Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press, 2009), 326 pages, 6.5" x 9.5", gilt-stamped black leather covers with a color Apollo 11 image on the front, all edges gilt. "In this candid and stirring book, Buzz Aldrin tells the true story of the triumphant journey to the moon that made him a legend and his harrowing personal struggles in the decades that followed." As new condition; (2) An original NASA document for the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing Mission, Release No: 69-83K, Sunday, July 6, 1969, 250 pages, 8.5" x 11", held together by a binder clip. This comprehensive, illustrated work provided the press with every possible fact about this landmark mission that they could possibly need. Content includes sections on: Launch Events; Mission Events; Mission Trajectory and Maneuver Description; Recovery Operations, Quarantine; Go/ No Go Decision Points; Abort Modes; Onboard Television; Lunar Description; Lunar Module Structures; Saturn V Launch Vehicle Description and Operation; Apollo 11 Crew; Launch Complex 39; and Contamination Control Program. An exhaustive reference to man's first steps on another celestial body. Very good condition; front cover missing and light wear. From the collection of scientist and author Charles Pellegrino.

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    June, 2011
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