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NASA Astronauts, and Rocket Scientists, Thirty Signed Photographs and Related Signed Paper.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
80
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

NASA Astronauts, and Rocket Scientists, Thirty Signed Photographs and Related Signed Paper.
Color portraits, most posing in their spacesuits, all signed, including: two signed by Buzz Aldrin, Jr. (b. 1930), including one of him on the surface of the moon; Neil Armstrong (1930-2012); John Glenn (b. 1921) as a senator, in front of the Capitol dome; Wernher von Braun (1912-1977); John Watts Young (b. 1930); Alfred Merrill Worden (b. 1932); John L. Swigert (1931-1982); Thomas P. Stafford (b. 1930); Donald K. Slayton (1924-1993); Alan Shepard Jr. (1923-1998); Rusty Schweickart (b. 1935); Harrison Schmitt (b. 1935); Stuart Roosa (1933-1994); Edgar D. Mitchell (b. 1930); James A. McDivitt (b. 1929); Thomas K. Mattingly II (b. 1936); James A. Lovell, Jr. (b. 1928); James B. Irwin (1930-1991); Fred W. Haise, Jr. (b. 1933); Ronald E. Evans (1933-1990); Charles M. Duke Jr. (b. 1935); Walter Cunningham (b. 1932); Leroy Gordon Cooper, Jr. (1927-2004); Charles "Pete" Conrad, Jr. (1930-1999); Eugene A. Cernan (b. 1934); Richard F. Gordon, Jr. (b. 1929); Frank Borman (b. 1928); Alan L. Bean (b. 1932); and William A. Anders (b. 1933); signed in a variety of inks and styles, some with NASA information stamped on the versos.
[and] seven pieces of ephemera, including some typed letters, reports, and offprints of papers signed by William Anders (b. 1933), David Scott (b. 1932), Harrison Schmitt (b. 1935), Thomas Stafford (b. 1930), and Edgar D. Mitchell (b. 1930), and the Log of Apollo 11, brochure signed by Michael Collins (b. 1930); various sizes. (37)
Estimate $2,000-3,000


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National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Thomas P. Stafford, Edgar D. Mitchell, Harrison Schmitt, Buzz Aldrin , Jr., John Glenn, Neil Armstrong, Senator, Capitol dome, Alfred Merrill Worden, John L. Swigert, Rusty Schweickart, Donald K. Slayton, Alan Shepard Jr., Stuart Roosa, James A. McDivitt, Thomas K. Mattingly II, James A. Lovell , Jr., James B. Irwin, Fred W. Haise , Jr., Ronald E. Evans, Charles M. Duke Jr., Walter Cunningham, Leroy Gordon Cooper , Jr., Charles "Pete" Conrad , Jr., Eugene A. Cernan, Richard F. Gordon , Jr., Frank Borman, William A. Anders, Alan L. Bean, David Scott

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