This collection came from a Portuguese couple Mrs. Mercedes Simões who were in Africa (Angola), when they were invited by the NASA, to see the launch of the APOLLO SOYUZ TEST PROJECT, on July 15, at Cape Kennedy, Florida in 1975. The NASA invitation have the names of the APOLLO SOYUZ TEST PROJECT CREW: Thomas P. Very Rare document of historical importance.
(the first space mission, jointly by the United States and the Soviet Union in July 1975, with American astronauts and Soviet cosmonauts). This Portuguese couple ended up making friends with some crew members of this mission, which resulted in bringing these signed photographs.
All collection consists of 3 photographs with many signatures + 1 invitation from NASA (that I mentioned above), to watch the launch of the APOLLO SOYUZ TEST PROJECT, on July 15, 1975. The 3 photographs are: 1 - photograph of The mission Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (ASTP) with 14 signatures! With American astronauts and Soviet cosmonauts- 13 signatures identified and 1 signature unidentified. Dimensions with frame: 36 x 28,5 cm. 14" x 11" Below are 13 signatures identified and 1 unidentified.
(Deke Slayton); ALLEN BEAN; RON EVANS; JACK LOUSMA; STAFFORD. Stafford; VANCE BRAND; Soviet: ALEXEI LEONOV; VALERI KUBASOV; RUKAVISHNIKOV FILIPCHENKO. FILIPCHENKO - a veteran of two Soyuz missions. (Aleksandr Ivanchenkov) YURI ROMANENKO ; BORIS ANDREYEV (In the listing photo I show 1 signature undentified). 2 - photograph - Jack Lousma second space walk, Skylab 2 (SL-3) -28 July - 25 Sept 1973 Signed Autograph Photo.
14" x 11"; 3 - photograph of SUDAN and the surrounding countries, taken on the way to the moon on APOLLO 17. This photograph was a gift to the Portuguese couple by friendship made with Jack Lousma and his wife Gratia.Signed by both Jack Lousma and his wife Gratia Dimensions with frame: 51,5 x 41,5 cm. The 1 invitation from NASA, dimensions with frame: 34,5 x 28,5 cm. 14" x 11" The 4 pieces are in the original glass and metal frames. Very rare to find a set like these, which tells a story between USA, EUROPE AND AFRICA, and sharing the space adventure in the golden space era! With many HAND SIGNED Autograph COLOR PHOTOS! This item is in the category "Collectibles\Historical Memorabilia\Astronauts & Space Travel\Exploration Missions\Apollo". The seller is "dio74" and is located in this country: PT.
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