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    Ken Mattingly Autograph Letter Signed with NASA Content. One page, 5.25" x 7.75", on NASA JSC letterhead, not dated. From the content, it can be dated to circa 1981-2. It reads, in full: "Alie & Joel- You're correct that we haven't had very many manned space flights in the recent past but that hiatus is now over. During those years NASA and its contractors have developed a true Space Truck, the Shuttle. Now that its flown you can expect to see a lot of activity from now on. The unmanned side of NASA has also done some truly spectacular things by taking close up photos and measurements of Saturn and Jupiter- no small feat. I think you'll be even more fascinated by the things which take place in the next decade. Thanks for your patience. Ken Mattingly". Mattingly ended up flying to two of these "Space Truck" missions, STS-4 and STS-51-C. Rare in such material. Very fine.

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    November, 2015
    6th Friday
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