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    Space Shuttle Challenger (STS-51-L): Set of Individual Signed Crew Photos with Patch and Orbit Map. From the tragic mission in which the lives of seven crewmembers were lost on January 28, 1968, offered here is a set of matching 8" x 10" NASA color lithographic prints of the those brave space travelers. Each is individually signed, as follows: "S. Christa McAuliffe"; "Greg Jarvis"; "Detlev,/ Best Wishes/ Mike Smith"; "Best wishes/ Ron McNair"; "To Detlev van Ravenswaay/ With Best Wishes/ Ellison Onizuka"; "Best wishes to/ Detler/ Judy Resnik"; and "Detler-/ Very Best/ Wishes/ Dick Scobee". The final four listed each bear a single stamp with a Spacepex cancellation (1980 or 1981). Also included in this lot is a 40.5" x 15.5" color STS-51-L Mission Chart, Edition 1, September 1985, and an embroidered mission insignia patch. All items is excellent condition.

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