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    Apollo-Soyuz Test Project Flown American Flag Presentation with Large Photo Crew-Signed on the Mat. Two items.
    (1) A 5.75" x 4" cloth U.S. flag mounted to a 14" x 11" certificate, "Presented to Andrew R. Patnesky in recognition of your outstanding contribution to the manned space flight programs" and "This flag was flown on the first international space mission Apollo/Soyuz July 15-24, 1975". With NASA seal, signed by Chris Kraft as Director of JSC and dated January 1981. Has some stains on the flag and certificate, overall very good.
    (2) A 9.5" x 7.5" color photo of the mission insignia mounted to a 14" x 11" matboard that is signed by all five crewmembers: "Tom Stafford", "Vance Brand", "D K Slayton", and Alexei Leonov and Valeri Kubasov (both in Cyrillic). Edge roughness and light toning, overall fine.
    From the personal collection of longtime NASA photojournalist Andrew "Pat" Patnesky.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    1st Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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