TLS, one page, 8 x 10.5, NASA letterhead, October 29, 1963. Letter to J. Duane Upton, in part: "I believe America's Space Program is a vital necessity for the advancement of mankind, as well as for the maintenance of peace in the world. Each of us shares the responsibility for its success of failure because the end results well affect each one of us." In fine condition. An interesting perspective from the Group 2 astronaut, whose first spaceflight would come two years later on Gemini 7. From The Bill Lende Collection.
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