Home » News & Blogs » Apollo 13 Checklist Sells for $388,375
Bookmark and Share
Moonpans Apollo Photos and Space Memorabilia

Apollo 13 Checklist Sells for $388,375

30 Nov 2011, 19:51 UTC
Apollo 13 Checklist Sells for $388,375
(200 words excerpt, click title or image to see full post)

From the Sacremento Bee:DALLAS -- A checklist used by Apollo 13 commander James Lovell to make calculations that helped guide the damaged spacecraft home has been sold at auction for $388,375. Dallas-based Heritage Auctions sold the checklist Wednesday as part of a batch of U.S. space program artifacts being offered during its "Space Signature Auction." The checklist was sold to an anonymous collector. The pre-auction estimate for the checklist was $25,000. Michael Riley, senior historian at Heritage, says that without the checklist, the crew would not have known their position in space. On April 13, 1970, an oxygen tank exploded as the spaceship was four-fifths of the way to the moon. The crew was forced to scrap the moon mission and focus on getting back to Earth alive. Read more: http://www.sacbee.com/2011/11/30/4090335/checklist-from-apollo-13-sells.html#ixzz1fDhLV5la

From the Sacremento Bee:DALLAS -- A checklist used by Apollo 13 commander James Lovell to make calculations that helped guide the damaged spacecraft home has been sold at auction for $388,375. Dallas-based Heritage Auctions sold the checklist Wednesday as part of a batch of U.S. space program artifacts being offered during its "Space Signature Auction." The checklist was sold to an anonymous collector. The pre-auction estimate for the checklist ...

Latest Vodcast

Latest Podcast

Advertise PTTU

NASA Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

astronomy_pod