1969 Commodex Limited : Operation Moon Bubble Gum

1969 Commodex Limited : Operation Moon Bubble Gum



1969 Commodex Limited : Operation Moon Bubble Gum

James Burke presents Operation Moon was released in 1969 by Commodex Limited in London. The 88-card series features official NASA photographs from Project Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo. The collection is presented by science historian James Burke. Burke hosted the BBC television series Tomorrow's World served as chief reporter during the Apollo 11 Moon landing broadcast.

Each Operation Moon card measures approximately 2.3 x 3.1 inches (59 × 78 mm). Each wax pack included a piece of bubble gum and a "Junior Zak Stamp" that measures approximately 1.1 x 1.6 inches (28 x 40 mm). A premium astronaut poster was available by mailing ten stamps and five pence to Commodex Limited.

An expanded series was later distributed in the Netherlands by Monty Fabrieken in Holland. Various Monty card titles are printed in Dutch and English. Cards #1–88 form a puzzle image of Scott Carpenter. The additional card backs are black.


Checklist
1 Lunar Orbiter 5
2 Lunar Orbiter 5
3 Surveyor 7
4 Ram C-1
5 Pegasus 3
6 O.A.O. 1
7 Mariner 5
8 Mariner 5
9 O.S.O. 3
10 O.S.O. 4
11 Pageos 1
12 Ariel 3
13 Biosatellite 2
14 Biosatellite 5
15 Intelsat
16 Intelsat
17 Atlas Centaur
18 A.T.S. 3
19 Photo of earth, taken by A.T.S.
20 Freedom 7
21 Faith 7
22 Gordon Cooper
23 Gordon Cooper
24 Saturn 1
25 Saturn 1
26 Gemini GT 1
27 Gemini GT 6/7
28 Gemini GT 9
29 Gemini GT 12
30 Edwin Aldrin
31 James Lovell
32 Neil Armstrong
33 Frank Borman
34 Scott Carpenter
35 Eugene Cernan
36 Richard Gordon
37 Roger Chaffee
38 Charles Conrad
39 John Glenn
40 James McDivitt
41 Russell Schweikart
42 Walter Schirra
43 Edward White
44 John Young
45 Anders / Armstrong / Gordon / Conrad
46 Ariel 3
47 McDivitt / White
48 Richard Nixon
49 Apollo 9
50 Houston Control
51 L.M. 3
52 L.M. 3
53 Scott / Armstrong
54 Lovell / Aldrin
55 Atlas Agena D
56 Armstrong / Collins / Aldrin
57 Russell Schweickart
58 L.M. 3
59 Thor Agena D
60 Motor Block Gemini-Titan 2
61 Lyndon B. Johnson
62 Apollo meal overwrap
63 One-meal overwraps
64 Personal hygiene material
65 Color code designates type of meal
66 Examples of food and hardware Gemini 3/4
67 Astronaut-eye-view of Earth
68 Moon crater Langrenus
69 Examples of freeze-dehydrated foods
70 Examples of cubed foods
71 Original Mercury food provisions
72 Eating in a space environment
73 Meal with space meal equivalent
74 Path of Apollo 8
75 Station that follows Apollo
76 The vehicle assembly building
77 Examples of freeze-dehydrated foods
78 Houston Control
79 Gemini GT 7
80 Gemini GT 7
81 A.T.S. 3
82 Edward White
83 Borman / Lovell / Anders
84 Saturn 5
85 Edward White
86 Re-entry parachute Gemini
87 McDivitt / White
88 Donald Slayton
Expansion
89 Down to Moon landing
90
91 The first sample
92
93
94
95 Early Apollo surface experiments package
96
97 The plaque
98
99
100
101
102
103 The rendezvous

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