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    Apollo 13 Training-Used Operational LM Abort and Rescue Plan for Apollo 13 (Mission H-2) Volume II - Rendezvous and Rescue Book Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Commander James Lovell, Signed, with Signed LOA. A NASA publication #MSC-01534/ MSC Internal Note No. 70-FM-9, dated January 30, 1970, 111 pages, softbound, 8" x 10.5", five hole-punched and bound with staples. This training manual contains detailed technical information with numerous graphs and diagrams regarding various emergency contingencies. Signed on the cover: "James Lovell". Certainly uncommon- this is the first one of these we've seen. Very fine condition.

    Included with this lot is a signed Letter of Authenticity from Lovell on his company letterhead stating, in full: "I hereby certify that this LM Abort & Rescue Plan was used during training for the Apollo 13 flight. Apollo 13 perilous flight took off on April 11 and returned safely on April 17, 1970. This training manual was from my personal collection of space artifacts and has been in my possession since the mission."


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    April, 2013
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