Flown American flag carried aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour on STS-88, 5.75 x 4.25, affixed to a color 16.5 x 12.5 composite photo commemorating the first Space Shuttle mission to the International Space Station, with a presentation certificate signed by Robert D. Cabana affixed below the flag, reading: "This United States flag was flown aboard Space Shuttle Endeavour, STS-88, during the first assembly mission of the International Space Station. December 4-15, 1998. Presented to Alex A. McCool. Thank you for your many years of dedicated service to the nation's space program." The flag and photo are archivally double-matted and framed to an overall size of 25.25 x 21.25, with the outer blue mat signed in black ink by over 30 NASA astronauts, with the majority adding their mission designations, including: Scott Kelly, James D. Halsell, Scott D. Altman, Daniel C. Burbank, Rex J. Walheim, Clayton Anderson, Scott E. Parazynski, Wendy B. Lawrence, Michael Barratt, Peggy Whitson, Daniel M. Tani, Ellen S. Baker, Dafydd Williams, Robert Thirsk, Hans Schlegel, Brent W. Jett, Jr., Joseph R. Tanner, Benjamin Alvin Drew, Steven Lindsey, and more. In fine condition, with a ding to top edge of mat board.
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