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    MERCURY-ATLAS 9
    Faith 7

    Gordon Cooper Signed Mercury-Related Original NASA Photos (Four). The sixth American in space, on MA-9 Faith 7, our nation's last solo mission. Cooper also commanded the third two-man mission, Gemini 5. Four official B&W glossies with purple ink captions on their versos, as follows.
    (1) Photo S-63-3952, 8" x 10", Cooper explaining the 16mm spacecraft camera to his backup pilot Alan Shepard who is shown in his pressure suit. Signed: "Faith 7 Training/ Gordon Cooper/ 1963". Excellent.
    (2) Photo S-63-6128, 8" x 10", Cooper's rocket on the pad, ready for launch. Signed: "Mercury Atlas 9 @ Pad 14/ Gordon Cooper/ Faith 7 Pilot". Very fine overall with two minor creases.
    (3) Photo 63-MA9-49, 8" x 10", Cooper in street clothes and hard hat in front of Pad 14. Signed: "Gordon Cooper/ Faith 7/ May 1963". Extremely fine.
    (4) A U.S.A.F. 10" x 8" photo of Cooper in spacesuit next to the capsule. Signed: "Gordon Cooper/ Faith 7".
    Excellent.
    All signed in blue felt tip.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    14th Wednesday
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