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Archive of thirty-five (35) items related to the Apollo Program, also known as Project Apollo, including a color photograph signed by Charles "Pete" Conrad, Jr., Richard Francis Gordon Jr., and Alan LaVern Bean of the Apollo 12 mission, November 14-24, 1969, various achievement awards presented to NASA employees, and more. The Apollo Program was the third United States human spaceflight program carried out by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which succeeded in landing the first humans on the Moon from 1969 to 1972. 1st item: Signed NASA red number color photograph depicting the Apollo 12 Lunar Module, Intrepid, and one of the astronauts on the surface of the moon, autographed by Conrad, Gordan, and Bean. Housed under glass in a black wooden frame with gilt trim. Sight: 7 3/4" H x 10 1/4" W. Framed: 8 5/8" H x 11 1/4" W. 2nd item: Apollo 11 brass ashtray awarded to NASA staff members, having 12 panels with high relief images of the mission with lettering to circumference, with a central cloisonne medallion depicting an astronaut and a lunar module on the surface of the moon with gold lettering reading "APOLLO." Includes a black wooden display stand. Ashtray: 5/8" H x 4 3/4" dia. Stand: 3 3/4" H. 3rd item: 2019 United States Mint Apollo 11 50th Anniversary convex silver dollar coin. Encapsulated and housed in a fitted black velvet case. Approximately .859 total troy ounces. Coin: 1.5" dia. Case: 1" H x 2 1/2" square. 4th-8th items: Group of five (5) Achievement Awards pertaining to the Apollo Missions, including one (1) commemorating the landing of Apollo 11, July 20, 1969, and one (1) commemorating the Apollo Soyuz Test Project, July 15-24, 1975. Three (3) housed under glass in identical black wooden frames with gilt trim, two (2) are unframed. Frames: 10 1/4" H x 12 1/4" W. Unframed awards approximately: 11 1/8" H x 14 1/8" W. 9th-19th items: Group of eleven (11) Apollo Mission related color photographs, including one (1) housed in a plastic blue frame. Photographs approximately 14 1/4" H x 11" W. Frame: 11 1/4" H x 14 1/4" W. 20th-35th items: Group of fifteen (16) Apollo Mission related items, including two (2) medallions, including one (1) Flown Apollo 8 medallion with certificate, December 21-27, 1968 and one (1) Apollo 11 40th Anniversary medallion containing metal flown to the moon on Apollo missions, nine (9) decals, one (1) framed collection of fourteen (14) insignia pins, one (1) Apollo 11 20th Anniversary pin, one (1) copy of APOLLO: THE MISSION TO LAND A MAN ON THE MOON, by Al Cimino, published by Chartwell Books, New York, 2019, and two (2) paper ephemera items. Items ranging in size from 1 1/4" H x 1 1/2" W to 14 1/8" H x 11 1/8" W. Provenance: Living Estate of Richard J. Sauter, a Mechanical Engineering Technician in the Test Systems Section at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX, circa 1969-1986. All proceeds to benefit Our PLACE Adult Day Center, in Tellico Village, Loudon, TN. Condition: All items in overall good condition with light toning, handling wear, including creases, scuffs. 1st item: Signatures in overall very good, legible condition. 3rd item: Coin in uncirculated condition. 4th-8th items: Apollo Soyuz Test Project award does not include medallion. 20th-35th items: Apollo 8 medallion is not affixed to certificate.