TLS signed “Harrison H. Schmitt,” one page, 8 x 10.5, NASA letterhead, July 16, 1973. Letter of thanks to a supporter. In full: “Thank you for your interest in the mission of Apollo XVII and in my part in it. The opportunity was beyond my expectations and I hope that time will prove that it was worthwhile for the country and mankind as well as for myself. This wish will be fulfilled if each of us pauses once in a while and realizes that something different in the eyes of history has occurred during the last decade. Our generation has proved that mankind can evolve into the universe if this is its desire. When the troublesome problems of the present are long forgotten, this, I believe, will be the legacy we leave to the future.” Toning and vertical lines from magnetic album at top and bottom edges, otherwise fine condition. A modest letter from one of the last men to walk on the moon. Pre-certified Scott Cornish and RR Auction COA.
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