Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Gordon Cooper with Bruce Henderson. Leap of Faith Signed by Cernan, Carpenter, Cooper, and Stafford. An Astronaut's Journey into the Unknown. Gordon Cooper with Bruce Henderson. [New York]: HarperCollins, [2000]. First edition. Inscribed by astronauts. 279 pages. Eight black and white photographic plates with multiple images. Index. Publisher's quarter blue paper over white paper boards with the spine lettered in white. Illustrated dust jacket designed by Tom Tafuri. A fine copy.

    This work is the autobiography of Mercury Program's Leroy Gordon Cooper (March 6, 1927) in which he communicates experiences with the Air Force and NASA.

    Signed: "Gene Cernan Apollo XVII" (Eugene Andrew Cernan March 14, 1934) flew in Gemini 9A, Apollo 10, and commanded Apollo 17 in 1972. "Scott Carpenter" (Malcolm Scott Carpenter, May 1, 1925) was selected in 1959 to participate in Project Mercury. "Gordon Cooper" (Leroy Gordon Cooper, Jr., March 6, 1927) was one of the seven original astronauts in Project Mercury. "Tom Stafford Apollo 10" (Thomas Patten Stafford September 17, 1930) piloted Gemini VI in 1965, commanded Gemini IX in 1966, and commanded Apollo 10 in 1969.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2008
    25th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 752

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold on Mar 25, 2008 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2021 October 20 Manuscripts Signature Auction.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage has gone above and beyond my expectations in handling all of my transactions in a thoroughly professional manner. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone worldwide for the exemplary auction and valuation services they provide.
    Richard H.,
    Corsicana, TX
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search