Lot #3595
NASA Astronaut Group 9

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Estimate: $400+

Description

Official color 10 x 8 NASA lithograph of the 21 astronaut candidates selected as part of NASA group nine in 1980, signed in ink or felt tip by 20 of the pictured candidates, including: Michael J. Smith (perished aboard the STS-51-L Challenger), John Blaha, Charles Bolden, Roy Bridges, Guy Gardner, Ronald Grabe, Bryan O'Connor, Richard N. Richards, James Bagian, Franklin Chang-Diaz, Mary Cleave, Bonnie Dunbar, William Fisher, David Hilmers, David Leestma, John Lounge, Claude Nicollier, Jerry Ross, Sherwood Spring, and Robert Springer. Included with the photo is a Spacelab commemorative cover signed in black ink by Wubbo Ockels, the lone outlier from the photo. In overall fine condition, with a few small creases and light paperclip impressions.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space
  • Dates: #607 - Ended April 22, 2021





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