Kennedy Space Center Chief of Public Information during projects Mercury, Gemini and Apollo (1931-2015) who provided public announcements and commentary for several of the mission launches, including the announcement of the Apollo 11 launch, which earned him the nickname ‘Voice of Apollo.’ Three items: two original laminated NASA Kennedy Space Center badges for Apollo 16, 2.5 x 3.75 and 3.75 x 2, one labeled "Permanent Firing Room Access" and stamped "16," and the other labeled "Flight Readiness Review" and stamped "59"; and an original laminated NASA Manned Spacecraft Center badge for Apollo 16, 2.25 x 3.75, issued to "John W. King" and stamped "AV." The KSC badges bear affixed labels issued to "Mr. J. King" and "J. Young." In overall fine condition, with some spots of staining to mission badge. Originating from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, a portion of the proceeds for the sale of this item will be donated to the ASF.
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