ALS, one page, 5.5 x 8.5, NASA letterhead, August 23, 1999. Letter to an admirer. In part: “I found out about my selection 6 months after my interview while deployed aboard the aircraft carrier, USS Enterprise. I’m currently 1 of 9 pilots in my astronaut class. 2 are currently assigned on missions sent to fly. The rest of us are eagerly awaiting our turn. 1–2 years?” In very fine condition. Pre-certified Steve Zarelli and RR Auction COA.
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