Adventure Awaits You Book & Apollo 17 Magazines, Set of 3



From astronaut Gene Cernan’s personal collection.

Very rare, 121-page, 5.5″x8.5″, 1968 paperback book by extensively-traveled Jesuit science teacher John Martin Scott, who sat with Cernan’s parents at their home during Gene’s Gemini IX flight, includes short, inspirational observations about, and quotations by, astronauts (Cernan, McDivitt, Cooper, Glenn, White), pilots (Kittinger, Rickenbacker), and other notable people regarding relationship between science, life experiences, and God, and personalized “To Eugene A. Cernan, In token of admiration and esteem”; 8-page, 8.75″x11.25″ Samoa Scene newsletter loaded with black/white photos and stories from the Apollo 17 crew’s post-recovery stopover; and 24-page, 8.75″x11.75″, 1972 Teledyne Ryan magazine with 4-page story about their lunar module landing radar aboard upcoming Apollo 17 flight, with brief mission outline.

NOTE: Book is very worn with tears on spine, and dog-ears on cover and several pages; and Samoa Scene has yellowing and some bends.




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