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    Space Shuttle Challenger (STS-51-L) Crew-Signed Color Photo. A 10" x 8" NASA silk finish photo with purple ink caption on verso, neatly signed by all seven of the crew in black felt tip: "El Onizuka"; "S. Christa McAuliffe"; "Greg Jarvis"; "Judy Resnik"; "Mike Smith"; "Dick Scobee"; and "Ron McNair". These six astronauts and one teacher lost their lives when the Challenger broke apart just seventy-three seconds after lift-off on January 28, 1986. This disaster led to a two and one-half year grounding of the Shuttle program. Signed crew photos from this mission are rare and desirable. This is an actual photo, not the more commonly-seen litho print. Very fine. From the Collection of Dr. Bruce Wayne Overton.

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    November, 2016
    11th Friday
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