Notable collection of 30 vintage original NASA photographs documenting Mercury astronaut Alan Shepard before and after his historic Freedom 7 flight, each glossy finished, 8 x 10 and 10 x 8, with the majority bearing NASA caption text and stamps on reverse. The group lot features images of Shepard during various pre- and -post-flight events, including medical examination, training, space suit fitting, and splashdown recovery. In overall fine condition, with some wear to edges. From the M. Edward Thomas Collection.
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