Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Neil Armstrong and Milt Thompson Signed Book Aeronautics and Astronautics, with JSA LOA. An American Chronology of Science and Technology in the Exploration of Space by NASA Historian Eugene M. Emme (Washington, D.C.: NASA, 1961). First edition. Signed on the free front endpaper: "Neil Armstrong" and "M. O. Thompson". Octavo, 240 pages, publishers cloth with NASA "meatball" logo gold stamped on the front cover. Includes an early 7" x 5" B&W photo of Armstrong and Thompson standing with several other gentlemen, possibly from the event where this book was signed. Thompson was a legendary NACA/NASA research pilot (including the X-15) and engineer. He was chosen as an astronaut for the Dyna-Soar program and later served as Chief Engineer and Director of Research Projects during a long career at the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center. Fine.

    Included with this lot is a full Letter of Authenticity from James Spence Authentication, #Y39227.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2015
    22nd Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 378

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 September 17 The Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction, Part IV Featuring The Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction, Part IV Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Thanks a million for getting approval to sell my Civil War Hospital Death Ledger! You made them AND ME , a nice profit. You are the best!
    Ed W.,
    Mount Vernon, OH
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 December 14 Historic Flags of World War II Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 December 14 Historic Flags of World War II Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,022,424