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    "...to send our Astronauts to the moon-"

    Apollo 11: Gene Kranz's Mission Used "Apollo Earth Orbit Chart (AEO)" Originally from His Personal Collection, Signed and Certified, with Farthest Reaches Letter of Authenticity. A 41.5" x 13.25" orbit chart, dated July 1, 1969, which outlines the first (of three) revolution around the Earth by the Apollo 11 spacecraft, illustrating its orbital trajectory before the journey to the moon. Titled "Apollo Earth Orbit Chart (AEO)/ Apollo Mission 11/ Sheet 1 of 3, Contains Revolution 1/ For July 1969 Launch Dates." Signed by Kranz: "This is the data/ and maps we used/ to send our/ Astronauts to/ the Moon/ Gene Kranz/ Flight Director". Farthest Reaches LOA attests to its origin in Kranz's collection. Fine.

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    November, 2019
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
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