Fabulous color limited edition 35 x 25 print commemorating the Mercury space missions, numbered #625/1500, signed in pencil by Alan Shepard, Betty [Mrs. Gus] Grissom, John Glenn, Deke Slayton, Scott Carpenter, Wally Schirra, and Gordon Cooper. Rolled and in fine condition. Print was published to inaugurate and finance the Mercury Seven Foundation, established in 1984 by the six surviving members of America's original Mercury Seven astronauts. The first seven scholarships, at $1,000 each, were awarded in 1986. As more money was raised the amount and number of scholarships increased gradually. To date, the foundation has awarded nearly $3 million in scholarships to deserving students nationwide. Pre-certified Scott Cornish and RR Auction COA.
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