Lot #3518
Maxime Faget

"I have always experienced great satisfaction in seeing concepts and plans turn into real hardware"
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Estimate: $600+

Description

"I have always experienced great satisfaction in seeing concepts and plans turn into real hardware"

Designer of the Mercury capsule (1921-2004) who also contributed to the Gemini and Apollo spacecraft. Two items: a TLS signed "M. Faget," one page, 8 x 10.5, NASA letterhead, October 2, 1969, addressed to Roger Harris, in full: "Enclosed are the autographs you requested. In answer to your question—I have always experienced great satisfaction in seeing concepts and plans turn into real hardware"; and an official glossy 8 x 10 numbered NASA photo (S-64-41146) of Faget in a formal half-length pose, signed and inscribed in black ink, "To Roger Harris, with best regards, M. Faget." In overall very good to fine condition, with the photo having scattered light creasing and two small areas of rippling from old tape residue on the back.

Auction Info

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





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