Fascinating pair of flown teleprinter pages directed to commander Paul Weitz while he was aboard the STS–6 Challenger, both signed and flight-certified in blue ballpoint, “Received on–orbit on STS–6, From my personal collection, Paul Weitz, CDR.” The first, measuring 8.5 x 7.25, message no. 0228, concerns the “Flt Plan Overview,” in part: “Your timely and professional execution of the CAP has certainly made the planning team’s work easier. We are looking forward to getting you started towards your EVA today…Crew systems says thanks for the best TV shots yet of flight deck activity and great Earth views.” The second, 7.75 x 3.5, message no. 028, concerns “White House Info,” in part: “We expect a call from the White House during the MILA Pass at 3/01:49:00 on Rev 50. Note. no air-ground discussion until real time event.” Message 0228 features several light pencil notations. In overall fine condition. Pre-certified Zarelli Space Authentication. Support the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation.
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