Artist’s configurations of the Lunar Orbital Rendezvous; the historic Mariner 2 spacecraft; President Kennedy with von Braun before the Moon speech, August-September 1962

Sold
£ 375
Auction date Classic
20.11.2020 00:00 UTC +01:00
Archive
The auction is completed. No bids can be placed anymore.
Archive
ID 468755
Lot 45 | Artist’s configurations of the Lunar Orbital Rendezvous; the historic Mariner 2 spacecraft; President Kennedy with von Braun before the Moon speech, August-September 1962
45 a
NASA / Unidentified Photographer

Apollo artist’s configurations of the Lunar Orbital Rendezvous (L.O.R.); key-concept for the Moonlanding

Three vintage gelatin silver prints on fiber-based paper, each 20.6 x 25.4cm (8 x 10in), with NASA MSC captions on the versos (indicating the prints were made in 1962-1963), numbered “NASA S-62-4199, S-62-4191, S-62-4197” in black in top margin, the first and second with scratches in top left and bottom right margins

45 b
NASA / Unidentified Photographer

View of the Mariner 2 spacecraft at the JPL, the historic first robotic spacecraft to conduct a successful planetary encounter

Mariner 2, August 1962

Vintage gelatin silver print on fiber-based paper, 20.3 x 25.4cm (8 x 10in), with NASA JPL caption on the verso

45 c
NASA / Unidentified Photographer

President Kennedy, Vice-President Johnson and Wernher Von Braun at the Marshall Space Flight Center the day before Kennedy’s Rice University Moon speech

Project Apollo, September 11, 1962

Vintage gelatin silver print on fiber-based paper, 20.3 x 25.4cm (8 x 10in), with NASA MSFC credit stamp on the verso
20.3 x 25.4cm (8 x 10in)

Information about the auction

Address of auction CHRISTIE'S
8 King Street, St. James's
SW1Y 6QT London
United Kingdom
Preview 06.11.2020 - 20.11.2020
Phone +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Phone +49
Email
Buyer Premium see on Website
Conditions of purchase Conditions of purchase
CHRISTIE'S
Voyage to Another World: The Victor Martin-Malburet Photograph Collection