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Some of artifacts from space about to hit the auction block here on earth in this space history -- -- New York City.
It's the first major auction of its kind since congress passed a law that allows astronauts to sell mission souvenirs.
The collection includes some pretty awesome stuff like part of Neil Armstrong's Apollo eleven flight log a rocket engine.
And the so called space Magna -- the 1975 document that effectively ended the US Russian space race.
When astronauts from the both nations signed it in orbit.
It's all up for grabs starting next week if you have enough cash.
Lee Miller New York City -- some pricey items -- Indeed -- -- that so called space magna -- that could fetch up to a 100000 dollars.
Also expected to bring in some big bucks is a handwritten note with the propulsion calculations Apollo thirteen astronaut Jim -- made for a safe return to earth.
After the 1970 mission to the moon had to be aborted.
Actor Tom hangs you might call recreated the scene in a movie.
The single page of notes is expected to fetch at least 60000.
-- to auction house says prices of space memorabilia have taken off in the last few years.
It's really a very limited quantity.
This material from the 1960s and seventies.
And an increasing number of people interested it's really pushing prices up.
And you don't have to attend the option to -- you can call -- -- you can go online shepherd who's selling all this stuff David late.
Most of the items up for -- Are coming from other collectors a small amount of the items though are coming directly from the astronauts themselves.
And it's possible we could see more space memorabilia that could have made available now that congress has passed the law you mentioned permitting astronauts to sell artifacts that they collected.
But one thing you are not -- -- -- auctioned off however moon rocks although collected by the astronauts.
They remain the property.
Of Uncle Sam Sheppard David Lee Miller in New York tonight.
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