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Space Exploration Photography and Ephemera to include items from the collection of the late Tim Furniss
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RG14 2JE
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Space Exploration Photography and Ephemera to include items from the collection of the late Tim Furniss

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Over 1200 photographs and 400 lots, sequentially unravel the story of human endeavours to discover what lies beyond our home planet, from early rocketry engineering by the forefathers of space exploration to complex interplanetary missions.  For frequently cited refernces, online sources and sale information, click here.

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The Collection of the late Tim Furniss 

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Auction dates
Feb 22, 2022 12:00 PM GMT
Viewing dates
Feb 18, 2022 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM GMT
Feb 21, 2022 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM GMT
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The first rocket launch from Cape Canaveral, Bumper V2 (3 views), 24 July 1950
280 GBP
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The first US satellite launch (Vanguard TV3 & 1, Explorer 1, Pioneer 2 and 3; 5 views), 1957-1958
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NASA's very first concept for a space station by Convair's Krafft Ehricke, 1958
170 GBP
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Laika, the first animal to orbit the Earth (2 views), Sputnik 2, 3 Nov 1957
750 GBP
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Miss Baker, the first animal to survive a spaceflight, Mercury Programme, 28 May 1959
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Miss Sam, Mercury Programme, 21 Jan 1960
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X-Planes collection; Neil Armstrong after an X-15 flight; Chuck Yeager's Bell X-1, 1940-1960s
480 GBP
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Diptych: views of Neil Armstrong in a cockpit of an X-plane and after a test flight; 1960-1962
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Portrait of the Mercury Seven astronauts with the Atlas rocket, Mercury Programme, 30 April 1959
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Portrait of the first human to journey into outer space, Yuri Gagarin, Vostok 1, 12 Apr 1961
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Alan Shepard, the first American in space, awaiting the lift off, Mercury-Redstone 3, 5 May 1961
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The recovery of Alan Shepard, the first American in space (5 views), Mercury-Redstone 3, 5 May 1961
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Second U.S. sub-orbital flight: the launch and recovery (4 views), Mercury-Redstone 4, 21 Jul 1961
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President Kennedy honours John Glenn after his historic orbital flight, Mercury-Atlas 6, 20 Feb 1962
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Second U.S. manned orbital flight (3 views), Mercury-Atlas 7, 24 May 1962
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The last mission of the Mercury programme (11 views), Mercury-Atlas 9, 15-16 May 1963
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First Hasselblad photographs of the Earth from space [triptych], Mercury-Atlas 9, May 1963
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First American TV pictures from space: Gordon Cooper in weightlessness, Mercury-Atlas 9, 15 May 1963
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President John F. Kennedy with a scale model of the Apollo command module, Sept 1962
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The New Nine [large format], Mercury Programme, 1962
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Portrait of NASA's Mercury Seven with the New Nine astronauts, Feb 1963
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Gemini-era space capsule seat prototype, 1960s
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First American spacewalk: Ed White floats in zero gravity, Gemini 4, 3-7 Jun 1965
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Ed White floats in zero gravity during the first U.S. EVA (2 b&w views), Gemini 4, 3-7 Jun1962
300 GBP
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Original NASA transparencies of Earth views, Gemini Programme 1965-1966
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Shadow self-portrait by the first American moon lander (2 views), Surveyor 1, 3 Jun 1966
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First American moonlander's footpad on lunar soil, Surveyor 1, Jun 1966
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Three striking views of the Moon's far side, Lunar Orbiter 2, 3 & 5, 1966-1967
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Six lunar surface views, the first published high-res frame, Lunar Orbiters 1 & 3, 1966-1967
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Five lunar surface views [large format], Lunar Orbiter 3, 1967
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Portrait of the first and ill-fated crew of the Apollo program, Apollo 1, 2 Jan 1967
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Apollo Saturn V rocket stack and roll out (2 views), Apollo Programme, 1968
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First manned Apollo mission; official portrait of the crew, Apollo 7, 11-22 Oct 1968
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Onboard portrait of Walter Cunningham, Apollo 7, 11-22- Oct 1968
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First live TV broadcast from outer space (3 views), Apollo 7, 11-22 Oct 1968
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Earthrise (black and white version), Apollo 8, 24 Dec 1968
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Earthrise [Kodak transparency], Apollo 8, 24 December 1968
600 GBP
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Evolution of Apollo spacesuit demonstration, Apollo Programme, 1968
60 GBP
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Apollo spacesuit 'Familiarization and Operations Manual', 4 Feb 1969
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Earth from space (4 views), Apollo 9, 3-13 Mar 1969
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Original NASA 70mm transparency reel with all 151 photographs, Apollo 9, 3-13 Mar 1969
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Views of the crew and the spacecraft during the launch (4 views), Apollo 10, 18-26 May 1969
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Moon during the homebound journey, Apollo 10, 18-26 May 1969
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Four views of the Apollo Landing Site 2 by Surveyor, Lunar Orbiter, Ranger and Apollo 10, 1954-1969
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Official portrait of the crew (black and white version), Apollo 11,16-24 Jul 1969
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The crew conduct the crew compartment fit; the Saturn rocket rollout (2), Apollo 11, 16-24 Jul 1969
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Apollo 11 crew train for the first lunar landing (3 views), Apollo 11, 16-24 Jul 1969
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Neil Armstrong suits up for the world's first manned lunar landing, Apollo 11, 16-24 Jul 1969
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Apollo 11 lifts off on its historic flight to the Moon, Apollo 11, 16 Jul, 1969
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First TV transmission from the Moon: Buzz Aldrin's 'kangaroo' run, Apollo 11, 16-24 Jul 1969
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Buzz Aldrin beside the flag, his face visible in the visor [large format], Apollo 11,16-24 Jul 1969
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The 'visor' photograph of Buzz Aldrin on the Moon [Kodak transparency], Apollo 11, 16-24 Jul 1969
600 GBP
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Three striking views of the Saturn rocket on the launch pad, Apollo 12, 14-24 Nov 1969
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An unusual collection of pre-launch preparations imagery (12 views), Apollo 13, 11-17 Apr 1970
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Views of the crew and mission control on the day of the launch (5 views), Apollo 13 11-17 Apr 1970
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Tim Furniss, Lift off, Apollo 13, 11-17 Apr 1970
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Planet Earth [Kodak transparency], Apollo 13, 11-17 Apr 1970
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Pre-launch training activities, (11 views), Apollo 14, 31 Jan-9 Feb 1971
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Earthrise near the Meitner Crater, Apollo 14, 31 Jan-9 Feb 1971
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