Vermot de Pas: NASA Photographs, 112668, Paris

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Auction Date
02/23/2021 - 02/23/2021
Page Size: 207 items in 9 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

VERY RARE TOTAL SUN ECLIPSE observed from London.

1927EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold

Photograph taken at the Mount Wilson Observatory during the 1930s.

EUR 800.00 - 1,200.00EUR 730.00

Rare photograph of the planet JUPITER in red light from the MONT WILSON observatory.

Circa 1930.EUR 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold

Perfect photograph of the Moon taken from MONT WILSON and the PALOMAR observatory.

Circa 1930.EUR 900.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold

Rare photomontage of the observation of a solar eclipse from the historic Prospect Hill Tower in Somerville, Massachusetts on April 7, 1940.

1940EUR 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold

Superb view of the experimental plane X-3 STILETTO USAF-DOUGLAS after its first flight on the US Air Force base of Langley in Viriginia.

EUR 400.00 - 600.00EUR 290.00

Liftoff of a rocket from the space center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Circa 1950EUR 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold

Atlas-Able rocket on its launch pad.

1960EUR 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold

the US Air Force missile: BLUE SCOUT.

1961EUR 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold

Astronaut Scott Carpenter has just donned his astronaut suit before being sent into orbit from Cape Canaveral in the AURORA 7 capsule.

1962EUR 400.00 - 500.00Not Sold

Takeoff of the MERCURYATLAS rocket carrying on board the first American in Space: John GLENN.

1962 with margins.EUR 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold

The date is November 28, 1964.

1964EUR 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold

Historical photograph of the soil of the planet MARS taken by the MARINER IV space probe from a distance of 7800 miles.

1965EUR 400.00 - 500.00EUR 250.00

Spectacular view from the Gemini 7 capsule seen from the Gemini 6A capsule at an altitude of approximately 300km from the ground.

1965EUR 500.00 - 700.00Not Sold

Mission Ranger IX. A very beautiful view, and the first one taken with the space probe's "Full-scan B" camera from an altitude of approximately 500 km and 18 minutes before impact.

1965EUR 500.00 - 700.00Not Sold

Mission Gemini 4. Historical photography.

1965EUR 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold

Historical view of astronaut Ed White performing the first American spacewalk during the Gemini 4 mission.

1965EUR 500.00 - 700.00EUR 350.00

Nice view of the ship GEMINI 6 with a "BEAT ARMY" sign behind one of its hubblot.

1965EUR 400.00 - 500.00Not Sold

Gemini IV mission on June 3, 1965.

1965EUR 600.00 - 800.00EUR 570.00

Historical Mission Gemini IV. Astronaut ED WHITE floats in the vacuum of space in front of the intense blue globe during his spacewalk on June 3, 1965.posterior chromogenic print.

1965EUR 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold

Rendezvous with AGENA, the docking target for the GEMINI VIII capsule/ Astronaut David Scott took this photograph from a distance of approximately 15 meters.

1966EUR 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold

Historical photograph showing the first human-observed survey of the Earth from lunar orbit by the LUNAR ORBITER 1 probe on August 23, 1966.

1966EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold

View of the lunar ground by the space probe LUNAR ORBITER IV (Frame #112) during its 31st lunar orbit during its photographic mission around the Moon on June 2, 1967.

1967EUR 300.00 - 500.00EUR 200.00

View of the lunar ground by the space probe LUNAR ORBITER IV (Frame #187) during its 33rd lunar orbit during its photographic mission around the Moon on June 2, 1967.

1967EUR 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold

Nice view in the Pacific from the APOLLO 4 capsule floating alongside the inflated parachute, nearly 24 meters in diameter.

1967EUR 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
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