Vintage ink and ballpoint signatures, “Leroy G. Cooper, Jr.,” “Virgil I. Grissom,” “Donald K. Slayton,” “M. Scott Carpenter,” “Alan B. Shepard, Jr.,” “Walter W. Schirra, Jr.,” and “John H. Glenn, Jr.,” on an off-white 6 x 6.5 sheet. Sheet is also inscribed in Alan Shepard’s hand, “To Johnny Lauson, with best wishes from The Astronauts,” and dated January 25, 1960. Affixed to a 19 x 13 foam presentation board with printed images of the astronauts in their flight suits and an artist’s rendition of the Aurora capsule in orbit. In fine condition, with a horizontal fold through Schirra’s signature, which is also a shade light. A highly desirable group of ‘formal’ signatures from NASA’s original astronauts. Pre-certified Steve Zarelli and RR Auction COA.
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