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    John Young Signed STS-1 Color Portrait Photo Directly from his Personal Collection. A 7.25" x 9.5" satin finish color photo picturing Young posed in his orange Advanced Crew Escape Suit next to a U.S. flag; he is holding his helmet. He has signed near the top: "John W. Young/ STS-1 CDR". The photo is laid down to an 11" x 14" blue mat, ready for framing. Excellent condition.

    STS-1 was the first flight of the Space Shuttle program, April 12-14, 1981. Interestingly, this full-pressure type of suit was only worn on the first four Shuttle Columbia missions as they were considered to be test flights. Young's particular suit had a special modification to accommodate his bifocal glasses.


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    April, 2010
    21st Wednesday
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