Lot #8001
Mercury 7 Signed Photograph

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Estimate: $600+

Description

Wonderful vintage color semi-glossy 10 x 8 cardstock photo of the original Mercury astronauts posing in front of a Convair F106-B aircraft at Langley Air Force Base on January 20, 1961, signed and inscribed in ink or felt tip, "To Dan with highest regards—DK Slayton," "Alan Shepard," "Wally Schirra," "Betty Grissom," "John Glenn," "Gordon Cooper," and "Scott Carpenter." In fine condition. Accompanied by the original transmittal letter directed to Apollo engineer Dan Schaiewitz. From the collection of Dan Schaiewitz, who worked as Extravehicular Crew Training Engineer at KSC. View Dan's many Collect Space posts here. Engineer Dan Schaiewitz gives us a fascinating firsthand glimpse into his experiences on the cutting edge of space exploration during the Apollo missions, in this podcast.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space & Aviation
  • Dates: #511 - Ended October 19, 2017





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