to connectVideo50 years after Apollo 11, with Neil Armstrong, the children describe the look on their father’s walking on the Moon
The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, Neil Armstrong’s sons, Mark and Rick will describe the day their father walked on the Moon.
A tentative flight plan, and a NASA memo is a discussion of Neil Armstrong’s historic first words on the Moon were among a host of artifacts from the historic Apollo 11 mission, which is up for auction next month.
The artifacts are part of an auction of Neil Armstrong’s private collection, the archive, which will be held from July 12 to 18, from the Dallas-based Heritage Auctions. The artifacts in the auction are from the Armstrong Family Collection, as well.
A three-sheet to an internal NASA memo that discusses the question of whether Armstrong should be coached on what to say during his famous first steps on the moon’s surface. In the letter, Julian Scheer, NASA’s assistant administrator for public affairs, makes the case that the Apollo 11 commander, should not be managed. “The truest emotion at the historic moment is what the explorer feels within himself, not for the astronauts to be coached before they leave or to carry a prepared text in their hip pockets,” he wrote.
THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF APOLLO 11, NEIL ARMSTRONG, THE CHILDREN DESCRIBE THEIR DAY TO THEIR FATHER WALKED ON THE MOON
“There are people out there who are worried that some of the dramatic statement may not be sent out by the first astronaut hit the surface of the moon. I don’t share that concern,” Scheer adds. “Others believe that the poet had to go to the Moon. Columbus was not a poet, and he said, ” if you don’t have a prepared text, but his words were quite dramatic for me. Then he noticed that the Canary Islands, “he wrote,” I came out and saw people walking around naked, some with very green trees, much water, and a number of fruit’.”
The Apollo 11 preliminary flight plan that is up for auction.
In the memo, Then, also quote the words of Captain James Cook, Meriweather Lewis, and polar explorer Robert Peary. It has to be a pre-sale estimate of up to $15,000.
July 20, 1969, marking the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.
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Armstrong’s personal copy of the Apollo 11 preliminary flight plan, it will be auctioned off next month. The plan consists of 134 pages of the crew’s activities are planned by the minute, according to Heritage Auctions. The plan is to have a pre-sale estimate of $6,000.
The internal NASA memo is a discussion of Neil Armstrong’s historic first words on the Moon. (Heritage Auctions)
The other items in the auction include, among others, an Apollo-era flight suit worn by Armstrong as a part of the Apollo 11 heat shield, and even a toy teddy bear on the moon lander’s young people. The items are pre-sale estimates of $40,000, $ 8,000 and $ 3,000, respectively.
“The Armstrong archive, consisting of the behind-the-scenes treasures that made up the Apollo 11 crew members of the intrepid trip was a success,” said Greg Rohan, president of Heritage Auctions, in a statement. “It is, quite literally, makes this a monumental and historic event come to life.”
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Pre-auction bids will be opened on Thursday.
Neil Armstrong’s childhood teddy bear and it is one of the items up for auction. (Heritage Auctions)
The mission is still a source of fascination. A very rare signed photo of Apollo 11 astronaut, Armstrong was making his giant leap for mankind, ” for instance, was recently sold in a separate auction for $52,247.
Last year, in a checklist, which came to the surface of the Moon, with Armstrong and Aldrin were sold at an auction in New York for $62,500.
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In 2017, there is a bag of Moon dust, is filled as a result of Armstrong’s, was sold by auction house Sotheby’s auction for $1.8 million.
An ablative plugs of the Apollo 11 heat shield that is up for auction. (Heritage Auctions)
The bag had been mistakenly identified and wrongfully sold it to an online government auction, for $995. The Chicago-area woman who bought the bag, it has an intense court battle with the us, which is trying to catch up on the work.
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Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins, who was recently presented with a new image of the famous moon landing of the members of the flight crew that he found at the bottom of the box.”
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