Flown Apollo 15 map selling at RR Auction

A flown Apollo 15 lunar map is among the highlights of a sale at RR Auction.

Bidding on the lot stands at $3,146, with the sale due to close on July 15.

Lunar Rover map
The map was carried on the surface of the Moon

The map was attached to the Lunar Rover during the mission.

It's accompanied by a letter of provenance from astronaut Dave Scott that reads: "I hereby certify that the Apollo 15 Lunar Rover 'Bearing Map'…was carried aboard Lunar Roving Vehicle #1 on the surface of the Moon for three days during Apollo 15…

"This map was used for emergency return to the LMin the event the Lunar Rover was unable to return…

"This map was mounted on the Rover throughout the three days of surface excursions to be readily available…

"The Map contains traces of lunar dust surface and was exposed to the temperature extremes, radiation, and Solar Wind on the surface of the Moon…

"This LRV Bearing Map for EVA-II, 3 of 3, has been in my personal collection since returning to Earth."

We have a fascinating selection of space and aviation memorabilia for sale.

Other lots in the sale include a collection of signatures from every US president.

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