Color limited edition 33 x 23.5 print of a painting by artist George Bishop entitled ‘Mercury 7,’ showing the Mercury-Redstone rocket launching above images of the seven Mercury astronauts, a NASA logo, and the six mission insignias below each respective pilot, numbered 1303/1500, signed along the bottom in pencil by Alan Shepard, Betty Grissom (wife of Gus Grissom), John Glenn, Deke Slayton, Scott Carpenter, Wally Schirra, and Gordon Cooper. Matted and framed to an overall size of 40 x 31. In fine condition. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from the publisher. This famous print was published to inaugurate and finance the Mercury Seven Foundation, a nonprofit national scholarship fund founded by the Mercury astronauts.
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