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    Donald K. Slayton (1924-1993) Color Photo Signed "Best wishes to Buzzy-/ D K Slayton". One of the original "Mercury Seven" astronauts chosen by NASA. A heart condition kept Slayton out of space; he served as NASA's Director of Flight Crew Operations from 1963 until 1972. Eventually cleared for flight, Slayton was docking module pilot on the 1975 Apollo-Soyuz Test Mission at which point he was the then-oldest person to fly into space. He retired from NASA in 1982. The photo is an 8" x 10" NASA-issued lithographed pose in a business suit. From the Byron "Buzzy" George Collection.

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    March, 2008
    25th Tuesday
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