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NASA Mercury Press Release Photograph Collection
CONTAINS 12 PHOTOS EACH SIGNED BY THE ASSOCIATED ASTRONAUT(S)
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 1,750 USD
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NASA Mercury Press Release Photograph Collection
CONTAINS 12 PHOTOS EACH SIGNED BY THE ASSOCIATED ASTRONAUT(S)
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 1,750 USD
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NASA Mercury Press Release Photograph Collection
CONTAINS 12 PHOTOS EACH SIGNED BY THE ASSOCIATED ASTRONAUT(S)
All are approximately 8 by 10 inches in black and white with printed NASA text on verso.

A) Six Mercury Atlas 7 photographs, five featuring Scott Carpenter in his space suit and/or helmet during training activities. One close-up of his Aurora 7 Mercury Atlas 7 launch from Cape Canaveral’s Pad 14. Each SIGNED by SCOTT CARPENTER plus one SIGNED by WALLY SCHIRRA as he stands next to Carpenter and John Glenn. Carpenter has INSCRIBED his launch photograph with “MA-7.”

B) Two Mercury Atlas 8 photographs, the first being a wide angle view of the Sigma 7 Mercury Atlas 8 launch with Pad 14 in the background. The second is of Schirra as he exits his Sigma 7 spacecraft while on the deck of the USS Kearsarge after recovery. Each SIGNED by WALLY SCHIRRA.

C) Four Mercury Atlas 9 photographs, two featuring Gordon Cooper in his space suit during training activities and one as he talks to Wally Schirra inside his Sigma 7 spacecraft just before that launch. One photo of his Faith 7 Mercury Atlas 9 launch. Each SIGNED by GORDON COOPER with the launch photograph ADDITIONALLY INSCRIBED with: “Faith 7 Launch, 15 May 63.”


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