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Lot 0075
Lot with an official NASA picture, a booklet and two folded leaflets.

The Official NASA Picture is: Communications satellites. On the white margin: NASA S-64-14281. The picture shows the improvements made at the beginning of the 60s: first experiments with ''mirror'' or ''passive'' communication satellites (ECHO); later NASA had awarded a competitive contract to RCA to build an active medium-orbit (4,000-mile-tall) communication satellite (RELAY); then NASA had awarded a sole- source contract to Hughes Aircraft Company to build a 24-hour (20,000 mile high) satellite (SYNCOM).The booklet is: L'espace, Paris, Desfosses, 1964, by the Centre national d'e'tudes spatiales, in-8vo, p. 30, (2), with many photographs. 205x255 mm


The two illustrated leaflets are: USA - Contributions Americaines a l'aviation et a la recherche spatiale; USA F TITAN III LV-5, by Martin Company, a Division of Martin Marietta Corporation.

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Official NASA picture, a booklet and two leaflets.

Estimate €2,500 - €2,800Dec 9, 2018