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    Robert R. Gilruth Signed Original NASA Color Photos (Two). The first director of NASA's Manned Spacecraft Center, Gilruth (d. 2000) oversaw the launch of America's first twenty-five manned space missions, from Mercury-Redstone 3 to Apollo 15.
    (1) An 8" x 10" color NASA silk-finish, red-caption photo, S-87-26820, a formal portrait. Signed: "To my longtime Friend/ 'Pat' Patnesky/ with highest regards-/ Robert R./ Gilruth".
    (2) A 10" x 8" glossy "red number" photo, image S-72-19080, of Gilruth in his workshop holding a model rocket. Signed: "To 'Pat' Patnesky-/ The greatest photographer/ with admiration &/ best wishes-/ Robert R. Gilruth". Photo three-hole punched.
    Both excellent. From the personal collection of longtime NASA photojournalist Andrew "Pat" Patnesky.


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    November, 2013
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