Original official NASA news release press kit for Mercury-Atlas 7, 23 pages, 8 x 10.5, May 13, 1962, signed on the cover sheet in ballpoint, “Scott Carpenter/MA-7 pilot”; an official color 8 x 10 NASA lithograph of Carpenter in formal attire, signed in black felt tip; and a series of vintage unsigned mimeographed news reports related to the MA-7 flight. In overall fine condition. Consignor notes that this was signed at a private signing in Cocoa Beach, Florida; this is perhaps the only known signed example of this press kit. From the collection of aerospace memorabilia specialist Ken Havekotte. Pre-certified Zarelli Space Authentication.
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