Souvenir typescript, one page, 8.5 x 11, signed in black felt tip and ballpoint by Alan Shepard, Wally Schirra, John Glenn, Gordon Cooper, Scott Carpenter, and Deke Slayton. An interesting typescript containing each of the astronauts’ responses to the question “What is your motivation?,” at the press conference introducing the original seven astronauts. In fine condition, with some haloing to signatures. An unusual format lending insight into each of the astronauts’ thought processes as they prepared to attempt manned spaceflight for the first time. From the collection of aerospace memorabilia specialist Ken Havekotte. Pre-certified Zarelli Space Authentication.
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