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Mercury Atlas MA-6
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Mercury Atlas MA-6

By (NASA), Office of Legislative Affairs National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Very Good. 1962. 1st Edition. Softcover. A few scuff marks to paper covers, faint partial creasing to top corner of pages, almost invisible. Printed on coated paper. . This 26-page side-stapled booklet is essentially an announcement of the upcoming Mercury Atlas manned space flights. It summarizes the space program to date, the final flight being the successful two-orbit trip and return of the chimpanzee Enos. It then describes the upcoming Mercury missions and the astronauts who will undertake them. Illustrated with b/w photos. Scarce. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 26 pages. M1 .

$95.00

Orbital Flight of John H. Glenn, Jr.   Hearing before the Senate Committee  on Aeronautical and Space Sciences
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Orbital Flight of John H. Glenn, Jr. Hearing before the Senate Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences

By Senate Committee On Aeronautical and Space Sciences

Washington DC. Washington DC: NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Very Good+. 1962. 1st Edition. Pamphlet. Slight bump to bottom corner, number written in red ink at top of front cover. Stapled booklet, 126 pages. In collectible condition. . A very early document relating to the United States space program. Testimony of John Glenn and other NASA astronauts and officials about the space flight of John Glenn. Scarce. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 126 pages. L2 .

$70.00

Project Mercury: a Chronology (NASA SP-4001)
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Project Mercury: a Chronology (NASA SP-4001)

By Grimwood, James M

Washington DC. Washington DC: NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Very Good+. 1963. 1st Edition. Softcover. Original card covers. Front cover and spine are in excellent condition with just a little rubbing to extremities. White back cover is a little soiled with a small chip at top outside corner (1/8 inch x 1/4 inch) and a slight corner bump slightly affecting the corners of the last 150 pages but barely noticable. Tight and square, pages are clean and bright. A handsome copy of the first edition, signed by the author, who was a NASA historian. . SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by author to Mel Grotberg, a curator of NASA materials for the Johnson Space Center. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 238 pages. Signed by Author. D0 .

$150.00

Proceedings of a Conference on Results of the First U. S. Manned  Suborbital Space Flight
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Proceedings of a Conference on Results of the First U. S. Manned Suborbital Space Flight

By NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Washington DC. Washington DC: NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1961. 1st Edition. Softcover. Minor rubbing and scuffing to blue pictorial paper covers, bump to front cover affecting bottom corner with partial crease and nick; the first 18 pages have a moderate curl to the same corner. Tight and square, pages are clean and bright. . Published by NASA, "in cooperation with National Institutes of Health and National Academy of Sciences. " This publication includes ten conference papers discussing aspects of Project Mercury and Alan Shepard's flight into space, the first American manned space flight. Authors include Robert Gilruth, Christopher Kraft, Donald Slayton and Alan Shepard, among others. Printed on coated paper and illustrated with photos, drawings, tables and figures, this publication is one of the first published NASA reports, predating the SP numbered report series to appear later. A seminal publication. This is the scarce first edition, published by NASA. It is NOT the later publication of a similar name published by the University of Michigan Library. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 76 pages. D0 .

$500.00

Results of the Second U. S. Manned Suborbital Space Flight, July 21, 1961
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Results of the Second U. S. Manned Suborbital Space Flight, July 21, 1961

By Manned Spacecraft Center, NASA

Washington DC. Washington DC: NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1961. 1st Edition. Softcover. Very slight soil to white paper covers. Stapled booklet shows minor signs of having been taken apart, probably for photocopying an article, and then reassembled and restapled. All pages are present, binding is tight, pages are clean. . Book has six articles, addressing the spacecraft and flight plan, the preflight and postflight medical examinations, physiological responses of the astronaut (Gus Grissom) in flight, the flight surgeon's report, inflight pilot performance studies, and Grissom's official report. Illustrated with photos, drawings, graphs and tables. Printed on coated paper. Uncommon. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 58 pages. D0 .

$300.00