1985 Player's : Tom Thumb Exploration of Space

1985 Player's : Tom Thumb Exploration of Space



1985 Player's : Tom Thumb Exploration of Space

The Tom Thumb Exploration of Space series was issued in 1985 by John Player & Sons, Imperial Group PLC. The 32-card series was distributed with Tom Thumb brand cigars in England. The Tom Thumb Exploration of Space collector album was available for free by mail order. The album foreword and image captions were authored by H. J. P. Arnold, a prominent curator of space photography.

The series showcases the history of space exploration from the flight of Yuri Gagarin aboard Vostok 1 to the maiden voyage of Space Shuttle Columbia. Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong is pictured inside of the Eagle after exploring the Moon on July 20, 1969. The photograph was taken by Lunar Module Pilot Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin.

1985 Tom Thumb Exploration of Space #10 - Neil Armstrong


Checklist
1 Explorer 1
2 Sputnik 3
3 Yuri Gagarin
4 Telstar
5 Space Walk
6 "Angry Alligator"
7 Apollo Tests in Orbit
8 Apollo 9 CM
9 Moon Lift-off
10 Neil Armstrong
11 "Buzz" Aldrin
12 Lunar Experiments
13 Leaving the Moon
14 Moon Rover
15 Lunar Surface
16 Apollo 17 Return
17 Skylab
18 Weightless Conditions
19 Apollo/Soyuz Mission
20 Soyuz Spacecraft
21 Space Shuttle Launch
22 Columbia Landing
23 The Sun
24 Comet Kohoutek
25 Mars
26 Venus
27 Volcano on Io
28 Saturn
29 Earth
30 London Infra-red
31 Nimbus Colour Image
32 Future Space Station

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