NASA's 'Group 5' astronaut class, selected in 1966
Rare official color glossy 14 x 8 NASA photo of the 19 astronauts selected as part of NASA Astronaut Group 5 in April 1966, signed above their respective images in black felt tip by all pictured, with the lone exception of Edward G. Givens, Jr., who died in an automobile accident in June 1967. Signers include: Jack Swigert, Bill Pogue, Ron Evans, Paul Weitz, Jim Irwin, Jerry Carr, Stuart A. Roosa, Al Worden, Ken Mattingly, Jack Lousma, Edgar Mitchell, Charlie Duke, Don Lind, Fred Haise, Joe Engle, Vance Brand, John Bull, and Bruce McCandless. Double-matted and framed with a small plaque to an overall size of 21.5 x 16.5. In very good to fine condition, with creasing and edge tears, all constrained to the perimeter. The consignor notes that this originates from the collection of Apollo 15 astronaut Alfred Worden.