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    NASA Astronauts "G-L" Signed Photos and Personal Notes. Nineteen-plus signed items, as follows in alphabetical order. Unless otherwise noted, all are 8" x 10" color NASA silk-finish, red-caption photos.
    Guy Gardner (STS-27, STS-35). "To Pat-/ I've certainly enjoyed/ our friendship!/ God Bless You!/ Guy". With Post-It attached: "Thanks for the/ great pics!/ Guy".
    Charles Gemar (STS-38, STS-48, STS-62). "Pat./ In this life, there are a/ few people you meet who/ you'll never forget!/ The pleasure has been mine!/ My Very Best Wishes/ to One of those Guys!/ Sam Gemar/ Apr '88". With Post-It attached: "Pat/ Despite the fact this took/ me forever to return, you're/ still my favorite character!/ Sam"
    Robert L Gibson (STS-41-B, STS-61-C, STS-27, STS-47, STS-71). A full-page letter dated August 10, 2004, in part: "Hey 'Pat'!/ I hope you are doing great! I sure miss the old gang back/ at NASA, as I know you do... All of my favorite photos/ are the ones you shot of families/ at Ellington... I'll bet you/ still have the old Leica out there/ shooting away!/ Best of Luck to you!/ Hoot Gibson".
    S. David Griggs (d. 1989) (STS-51-D). "Pat-/ Enjoyed working/ with you over all these/ years- Best Wishes/ David Griggs". Photo three-hole punched.
    S. David Griggs (d. 1989) (STS-51-D. A short reply to Patnesky's note: "Pat-/ Suspect I'll retire/ before you-/ Dave".
    James D. Halsell (STS-65, STS-74, STS-83, STS-94, STS-101). "Pat-/ Thanks for making even/ this ugly mug look good!/ Jim Halsell".
    Lloyd Hammond (STS-39, STS-64). "To Pat-/ With much appreciation/ for all your work. Best wishes!/ Blaine/ PLT STS-39".
    Terry Hart (STS-41-C)."To 'Uncle Pat'-/ You've been among the/ most enjoyable of folks here/ at NASA and certainly, the most memorable./ Best wishes in/ all you do./ Terry J Hart".
    Terry Hart (STS-41-C). A 10" x 8" color glossy picturing Hart, Patnesky, and Bob Crippen. "To Uncle Pat/ with thanks for keepin'/ things lively around/ NASA!/ Terry".
    Steven Hawley (STS-41-D, STS-61-C, STS-31, STS-82, STS-93). "To Pat-/ You always seem to capture/ me at my best/ Warmest wishes!/ Steven A. Hawley/ STS 41-D/ STS 61-C".
    Richard Hieb (STS-39, STS-49, STS-65). "Pat- thanks/ for capturing/ so many great/ moments like/ this one-/ Rick Hieb".
    Jeffrey Hoffman (STS-51-D, STS-35, STS-46, STS-61, STS-75). "To Pat-/ You're a great photographer/ and a great guy./ Thanks!/ Jeffrey Hoffman".
    Sergei Krikalev (Soyuz TM-7, Soyuz TM-12/Soyuz TM-13, STS-60, STS-88, Soyuz TM-31/STS-102, Soyuz TMA-6). Inscription in Cyrillic.
    Mark C. Lee (STS-30, STS-47, STS-64, STS-82) and Nancy Jan Davis (STS-47, STS-60, STS-85). "Pat- Our favorite/ photographer!/ Best wishes-/ Jan Davis" and "Mark C Lee". Also a 6" x 4" color glossy snapshot of Patnesky with the pair, signed by both.
    David Leestma (STS-41-G, STS-28, STS-45). "To Pat-/ It's hard for me to/ adequately express my appreciation/ for your friendship, humor,/ and great work. Many, many thanks!/ Dave Leestma".
    Byron Lichtenberg (STS-9, STS-45). "Pat,/ I really enjoyed/ working with you!/ Byron/ STS-45".
    Don Lind (STS-51-B). A 10" x 8" color red number (S-67-41971) glossy showing Lind, Pogue, and Lousma during survival training. "To Pat with very best/ wishes. You were a fellow sufferer/ on all our training trips. You should be/ allowed to fly on an orbital trip/ in order to completely record the/ space program on film./ Don Lind".
    Richard Linnehan (STS-78, STS-90, STS-109, STS-123). "'Pat'/ Best Wishes to a/ friend & longtime/ NASA asset/ Richard".
    G. David Low (d. 2008) (STS-32, STS-43, STS-57). Photo showing Patnesky and Low. "To Pat Patnesky-/ with warm regards,/ and my very best/ wishes-/ G. David Low".
    All in excellent condition. Patnesky was the photographer who took the vast majority of these photos. From the personal collection of longtime NASA photojournalist Andrew "Pat" Patnesky.


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