Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Apollo XIV Mission Microform Bible no. 14-169, 1971



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Aerospace Ministries (Houston, Tex.)
Title: Apollo XIV Mission Microform Bible no. 14-169
Dates: 1971
Abstract This microform Bible was one of 300 copies taken to the moon in the spacesuit of astronaut Edgar D. Mitchell aboard the lunar module of the Apollo XIV mission, February 5, 1971.
Identification: 1996-028
Extent: 1 item
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Austin Seminary Archives, Stitt Library, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

Biographical note

John M. Stout was a chaplain for NASA, the founder of the Apollo Prayer League, a 1957 graduate of Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary and a member, along with astronaut Edgar D. Mitchell, of the Synod of Texas.


Scope and Content Note

One sheet with mounted Microform Bible (1.5 x 1.5 inches) containing all 1245 pages of the King James Bible, and text which relates history of the Microform Bible and dedicates it to the Synod of Texas. Signed by John M. Stout and with seal of Apollo XIV mission. This microform Bible was one of 300 copies taken to the moon in the spacesuit of astronaut Edgar D. Mitchell aboard the lunar module of the Apollo XIV mission, February 5, 1971. In 1971 the Presbytery of Brazos presented this Bible to the Synod of Texas, Presbyterian Church in the U.S., on behalf of John M. Stout and Aerospace Ministries, Houston, Texas.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Materials are available by appointment only. Contact the archivist for details.


Index Terms

Organizations
Aerospace Ministries (Houston, Tex.)
Project Apollo (U.S.)
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Subjects
Moon, Bible on the.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Apollo XIV Mission Microform Bible no. 14-169, 1971, Austin Seminary Archives, Stitt Library, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary


Detailed Description of the Collection

 
Box
See Archivist Certificate from Aerospace Ministries with mounted microform bible, 1971