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    Apollo 1 (Grissom, White, Chaffee) Individual Color Photos Signed by all three victims of the tragic training exercise fire on January 27, 1967. Commander Virgil I. Grissom (1926-1967) is posed in a business suit next to a rocket model and has signed, "Best wishes to Buzzy/ Gus Grissom". Senior Pilot Edward H. White II (1930-1967) is in his spacesuit posed next to a rocket model and has signed, "To Buzzy/ Get Well Soon/ Edward H White II". Pilot Roger B. Chaffee (1935-1967) is posed in a business suit and has signed, "To 'Buzzy'/ Best wishes and get/ well soon/ Roger B Chaffee". All three photos are 8" x 10" NASA-issued lithographs. Also included in this lot are six additional unsigned NASA photos from the Gemini 3 and Gemini 4 missions, several of which show Ed White in the first-ever space walk by an American astronaut. From the Byron "Buzzy" George Collection.

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    March, 2008
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