‘THE BEGINNING OF "EIGHT DAYS OR BUST" - CREW SIGNED’, Sotheby's

THE FIRST STEP WHICH TAKES THE LEAD IN THE SPACE RACE FROM THE SOVIETS

Large color photograph, 20 by 16 inches.

From the Catalogue:
Boldly INSCRIBED and SIGNED: "GT 5 Launch, 21 AUG 1965, GORDON COOPER" and "Eight Days or Bust, CHARLES CONRAD."

An ultra-sharp image of Gemini-Titan 5 rocket rising from Launch Complex 19 at Cape Canaveral with the Titan engine rocket plume seen in the background.
—Courtesy of Sotheby's