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    Bruce McCandless Signed, with Extensive Handwritten Description, Large STS-41-B Untethered Spacewalk Color Photo with Photo Provenance. A 20" x 16" silk finish photo on Kodak Endura paper of McCandless floating in the blackness of space above Earth's bright blue horizon during an extravehicular activity (EVA) outside the cabin of the shuttle Challenger during STS-41-B. It is signed in silver felt tip just beneath his floating image: "I made the first untethered spacewalk (EVA) on February 7, 1984/ I was testing the Manned Maneuvering Unit (MMU) up to 320 feet/ away from Challenger. Gaseous nitrogen was the 326- pound MMU's/ propellant. It had 24 thrusters./ Bruce McCandless II/ STS-41-B". A fabulous image of this landmark event. Included with this lot is a color photo of McCandless holding one of these photos. Excellent.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
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