Oct 22, 2015 - Sale 2394

Sale 2394 - Lot 32

Price Realized: $ 260
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 350 - $ 500
PRE-LAUNCH BOOK INTRODUCING THE ASTP SIGNED BY AMERICAN PRIME CREW (ASTRONAUTS--APOLLO-SOYUZ TEST PROJECT.) Apollo Soyuz. Signed and Inscribed by D.K. Slayton: "To Anatole with highest regards / & thanks for your continuing support." Additionally Signed by Vance Brand, Tom Stafford, and Alexey Leonov. Signed and inscribed on page 1, lower right. 45 pages. Oblong 4to, stiff pictorial wrappers. [Pittsburgh] Rockwell International, 1974; inscriptions: circa 1975

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Book contains a description of the anticipated 1975 mission, including mission objective, crew and staff profiles, companies and agencies involved, on-board equipment, and experiments to be conducted; illustrated with diagrams showing mission overview, docking module, interior layout, satellite relay, and photographs taken during construction.
From the files of Anatole Forostenko, Chief Russian Language Instructor-Interpreter during the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project mission.