Lot #175
Cooper, Carpenter, and Schirra

Cooper, Carpenter, and Schirra
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Cooper, Carpenter, and Schirra

Gordon Cooper’s personal copy of a Project Mercury background sheet, four pages, 8.5 x 11. Paper begins, “As progress in scientific programs is measured, development of Project Mercury has proceeded rapidly since it was authorized in October 1958. In the short space since its inception, the program has gone from a concept to design, construction, successful experimental flights of production spacecraft, to two successful manned suborbital flights.” Signed at the top of the first page in blue ballpoint, “My personal copy—Gordon Cooper,” in black ballpoint, “Wally Schirra,” and in blue felt tip, “Scott Carpenter.” In fine condition, with a staple hole to top left corner. Pre-certified Steve Zarelli and RR Auction COA.

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  • Auction Title: Space & Aviation Auction
  • Dates: November 14 - November 21

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