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    "On our way to a Lunar Christmas"

    Apollo 8 "Earth Orbit Chart (AEO)" Signed by Mission Command Module Pilot James Lovell. A 41.5" x 13.5" color chart for "Apollo Mission 8/ Sheet 2 of 3, Contains Revolution 2/ For December 1968 Launch Dates" illustrating the orbital trajectory of the Apollo 8 spacecraft before its journey to the moon. Lovell has boldly signed in the middle area: "On Our way to a/ Lunar Christmas/ James Lovell/ Apollo 8". This was the first manned flight to the moon and the crew read scriptures from Genesis during a Christmas Eve broadcast from lunar orbit. Very fine condition.

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    May, 2012
    12th Saturday
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