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    Apollo 11: NASA Final "Lunar Surface Operations Plan" Book as Used by NBC's Carl Stern in Reporting on the Mission in 1969, Directly from His Personal Archives. A softcover book of 184 numbered pages, 8" x 10.5", five-hole punched and bound with a paperclip. Prepared by the Lunar Surface Operations Office at the Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston. This is an original printing of the stated final edition, dated June 13, 1969, covering every aspect of man's first steps on the moon, down to where each tool is stowed, where and how experiments are to be conducted, and even a checklist of which tools are being left behind. Rarely-offered. Front cover missing, wear from use, very good.

    From the Introduction: "This final edition of the Lunar Surface Operations Plan defines equipment requirements, crew/equipment interfaces, and final flight planning and crew activities for lunar surface EVA operations during the first manned lunar landing mission. This plan delineates how the lunar surface operational and scientific objectives for the first manned lunar landing mission will be accomplished through pre-mission timelining and procedures definition. Although the primary concern of this plan is the lunar surface EVA operational aspects of the mission, interface relationships are presented to provide clarity and continuity to the overall mission plan."


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