Color glossy 16 x 20 composite photo of the STS-96 crew and various images from their 9-day mission, featuring a flown embroidered mission patch affixed to lower portion, with the photo signed in silver ink by Kent Rominger, Rick Husband, Dan Barry, Ellen Ochoa, Tamara Jernigan, and Julie Payette, with an inscription reading: “Joe T—Thanks for the super C2 support during our mission! From the crew of STS-96.” The photo bears an affixed caption in the lower border, which reads: "This crew patch was flown aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery, STS-96, May 27-June 6, 1999, during the first mission to dock with the International Space Station.” Affixed to the original same-size mount. In fine condition, with a small crease to upper right corner. Accompanied by a signed certificate of authenticity from veteran Space Shuttle astronaut Joe Tanner.
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