Flown uplinked teleprinter message, identified as number 45, on a pink 3.25 x 7 sheet of heat-sensitive paper which was flown aboard Skylab from May 14, 1973, to February 8, 1974, signed on the reverse in a flight-flown Skylab pen, "#045, Bill Pogue, PLT, SL-4, From my personal collection," and on the front, “#045 Bill Pogue PLT-SL-4.” Message bears printed commands and a pencil notation: "Leave TR PWR Off ‘Til Ready Verif." In fine condition. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Pogue, stating: "The accompanying message, numbered 045, is an actual teleprinter message that was uplinked to us while we were aboard the Skylab Space Station…over 100 million miles in space during over 4,300 orbits of the Earth. The teleprinter message is signed with one of my pens from Skylab."
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