‘NASA GEMINI PRESS RELEASE PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION’, Sotheby's
‘NASA GEMINI PRESS RELEASE PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION’, Sotheby's

CONTAINS 16 PHOTOS WITH 24 TOTAL ASTRONAUT SIGNATURES, INCLUDING CHARLES CONRAD, TOM STAFFORD, JAMES MCDIVITT, GORDON COOPER, WALLY SCHIRRA, FRANK BORMAN, JAMES LOVELL, AND DICK GORDON

All are 10 by 8 inches in black and white with most having printed NASA text on verso.

A) The NEW NINE Gemini Astronauts pose in business suits after their Houston press conference. SIGNED by CHARLES CONRAD and TOM STAFFORD.

B) Two Gemini 3 training activities photographs. Both SIGNED by Gemini 3 back-up pilot TOM STAFFORD.

C) Two Gemini 4 photographs of James McDivitt in his Gemini space suit and helmet. Both SIGNED by JAMES A. McDIVITT.

D) Gemini Astronauts Gus Grissom and Gordon Cooper during geological training on the rim of the Grand Canyon in Arizona. SIGNED by GORDON COOPER.

E) Two Gemini 5 training photographs including one with back-up commander Neil Armstrong. Both SIGNED by GORDON COOPER and CHARLES CONRAD.

F) Photograph of Charles Conrad inside the Gemini 5 spacecraft during a launch attempt. SIGNED by CHARLES CONRAD.

G) A Gemini 6 crew portrait and launch pad training photograph. Both SIGNED by WALLY SCHIRRA and TOM STAFFORD.

H) Close-up of Tom Stafford in his space suit and helmet while in the Gemini 6 spacecraft. SIGNED by TOM STAFFORD.

I) Gemini 7 Astronauts as they exit the recovery helicopter after their record breaking 14 day space mission. SIGNED by FRANK BORMAN and JAMES LOVELL.

J) Gemini 9 Astronauts talk to President Lyndon Johnson via telephone on the recovery ship. SIGNED by TOM STAFFORD and GENE CERNAN.

K) Dual exposure photograph showing both the Gemini Atlas-Agena and Gemini 11 Titan launches from Cape Canaveral. INSCRIBED and SIGNED: “Gemini XI and the Atlas Agena, DICK GORDON, PLT.

L) A close-up of Gemini 11 Astronauts just after the exit their recovery helicopter wearing their Gemini ball caps and aviator sunglasses. SIGNED by CHARLES CONRAD and DICK GORDON.

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