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    Space Shuttle Discovery (STS-95) Crew-Signed Certificate Presented to and Directly from the Personal Collection of Astronaut John Young, Signed and Certified. An 8" x 14.5" (sight size) illustrated certificate presented to "John W. Young/ NASA Johnson Space Center" in appreciation from the "Combined Federal Campaign of the Texas Gulf Coast" for his 1998 donation. The seven crewmembers of the October 29-November 7, 1998, STS-95 mission have all signed at the bottom, as follows: "Curt Brown" (commander); "Steve Lindsey" (pilot); "Steve Robinson" (payload commander); "Scott Parazynski" (flight engineer); "P Duque" (mission specialist); "Chiaki Mikai" (mission specialist); and "John Glenn" (payload specialist). At top left, Young has signed: "From My Personal Collection/ John W. Young". Attractively framed to an overall 8.75" x 15.25". Excellent condition.

    John Glenn, of course, was the first American to orbit the Earth in Friendship 7 on February 20, 1962. A member of the original "Mercury Seven" astronaut group, Glenn was the only astronaut to fly in both the Mercury and the Space Shuttle programs. Interestingly, Young was the only astronaut to fly in both the Gemini and Space Shuttle programs.


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