TLS signed “Alan B. Shepard, Jr.,” one page, 8 x 10.5, NASA, Space Task Group letterhead, August 2, 1961. Letter to Minnie Trott, in full: "Thank you for your congratulations and thoughtfulness. The people of the United States, indeed the entire free world, are very happy and proud because of our successful space flight. Project Mercury is planning for more flights in the future. Let us hope that success follows success." In fine condition.
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