Color glossy 16 x 20 composite photo of the STS-61 crew and various images from their 10-day mission, featuring a flown embroidered mission patch affixed to upper right, with the photo signed in black felt tip by Richard Covey, Story Musgrave, Claude Nicollier, Ken Bowersox, Kathy Thornton, and Jeff Hoffman, and in silver ink by Tom Akers, with an inscription above reading: “To Joe, Thanks for the great work! The ‘61 Crew.” The photo bears an affixed caption in the lower border, which reads: "This crew patch was flown aboard the Space Shuttle, Endeavour, STS-61, during the first Hubble Space Telescope servicing mission, December 2-13, 1993.” Affixed to the original same-size mount. In fine condition. Accompanied by a signed certificate of authenticity from veteran Space Shuttle astronaut Joe Tanner.
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