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    Space Shuttle Program: Large Collection of Crew-Signed Color Photos Originally from the Personal Collection of NASA Spacesuit Technician Alan Rochford. More than seventy official NASA photos- mostly signed by full shuttle crews, as collected by a long-time key NASA spacesuit technician, Al Rochford. He helped suit and strapped many or most of these crews into their spacecraft. A number of the inscriptions are quite complimentary of Rochford's dedication and expertise. An incredible opportunity to own such a comprehensive collection of shuttle crew-signed photos from a NASA insider. Unless otherwise noted, all images are 10" x 8" (horizontal) color NASA lithographed prints and are in excellent condition. Missions are listed numerically, not chronologically, as follows:
    STS-28: Inscribed to Al, signed by all five. Numbered real photo. Damage at corners.
    STS-29: Inscribed to Al, signed only by Bagian, Springer, and Buchli. Damage at corners.
    STS-30: Inscribed to Al, signed by all five. Numbered real photo. Damage at corners, three signatures faded.
    STS-33: Inscribed to Al, signed by all five. Damage at corners.
    STS-34: Inscribed to Al, signed by all five. Numbered real photo. Damage at corners. All but two signatures extremely faded.
    STS-35: Inscribed to Al, signed by all seven.
    STS-37: Inscribed to Al, signed by all five.
    STS-38: Inscribed to Al, signed by all five.
    STS-39: Inscribed to Al, signed by all seven. 11 x 8.5".
    STS-40: Inscribed to Al, signed by all seven.
    STS-42: Signed by all seven.
    STS-43: Inscribed to Al, signed by all five.
    STS-44: Inscribed to Al, signed by all six.
    STS-45: Inscribed to Al, signed by all seven.
    STS-46: Signed by all seven.
    STS-48: Signed by all five.
    STS-49: Signed by all seven.
    STS-50: Inscribed to Al, signed by all seven.
    STS-51: Inscribed to Willi, signed by all five.
    STS-51-F: Inscribed to Al, signed by seven. Damage at corners.
    STS-51-F: Signed by all seven.
    STS-52: Inscribed to Al, signed by all six.
    STS-53: Inscribed to Al, signed by all five. 8" x 10".
    STS-53: Signed by all five. 8" x 10".
    STS-53: Signed by all five. 8" x 10". Some creasing and "dings."
    STS-54: Inscribed to Al, signed by all five.
    STS-55: Inscribed to Joseph, signed by all seven.
    STS-56: Inscribed to J. Bell, signed by all five.
    STS-57: Signed by all six.
    STS-58: Inscribed to Al, signed by all seven.
    STS-58: Signed by all seven.
    STS-59: Signed by all six.
    STS-60: Inscribed to Al, signed by all but Sega.
    STS-60: Inscribed to Joseph, signed by all six.
    STS-61: Inscribed to Linda, signed by all seven.
    STS-62: Inscribed to John, signed by all five.
    STS-62: Signed by all five. TWELVE identical items.
    STS-63: Inscribed to Bill, signed by all six.
    STS-64: Signed by all six.
    STS-65: Inscribed to Joseph, signed by all seven. Paperclip impression at left.
    STS-66: Inscribed to Al, signed by six.
    STS-67: Inscribed to Al, signed by all seven.
    STS-68: Inscribed to Al, signed by all six crewmembers, 10.75" x 8" color glossy proof. Creasing at left side.
    STS-68: Photo of Tom Jones only. Inscribed to Al, signed by Jones. 8" x 10.75" numbered glossy photo.
    STS-69: Inscribed to Robert Glass, signed by all five.
    STS-70: Signed by all five. Some creasing.
    STS-71: Inscribed to Al, signed by all seven members of the launch crew.
    STS-71: Inscribed to Bob, signed by all ten.
    STS-72: Signed by all six.
    STS-73: Signed by all seven. Light creasing.
    STS-74: Signed by all five.
    STS-76: Signed by all six.
    STS-78: Inscribed to Brad, signed by all seven.
    STS-82: Signed by all seven.
    STS-83: Inscribed to Al, signed by all seven.
    STS-84: Inscribed to Al, signed by all but Linenger.
    STS-87: Inscribed to Al, signed only by Kregel and Chawla. Glossy photo.
    STS-87: Photo of Takao Doi. Inscribed to Al, signed by Doi. 8" x 10.75" numbered glossy photo.
    Takao Doi: 8.5" x 11" Autograph Letter Signed to Al.
    Charlie Walker: 8.25" x 10" color photo signed and inscribed to Al. Numbered real photo.
    Joe Schmitt: 8" x 10" color photo signed and inscribed to Al. Numbered real photo.
    Space Shuttle "Unsung Heroes": 8" x 10" color glossy photo signed by approximately twenty NASA employees including Al Rochland.


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