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    President Ronald Reagan: Presidential Order Appointing Armstrong Vice Chairman of the Rogers Commission, in Framed Display, Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty with Photo Certificate. An 8" x 13.5" sheet with text as follows:

    "ORDER

    "I hereby designate Neil A. Armstrong as Vice Chairman of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident.

    "[autopen signed] Ronald Reagan

    "THE WHITE HOUSE
    February 3, 1986"

    This commission, chaired by former Secretary of State William P. Rogers, was created by Reagan just days after the Challenger disaster in order to ascertain the causes of the accident and to encourage NASA to make the necessary changes to prevent a recurrence. The committee worked diligently for four months before presenting their report to Reagan on June 9, 1986. Other members included Nobel Prize winner Richard Feynman, astronaut Sally Ride, and pilot Chuck Yeager. See other related items in adjacent lots. Framed to an overall 9.25" x 14.75". Excellent. This lot will include an encapsulated CAG Photo Certificate with a Statement of Provenance signed by Neil Armstrong's sons, Rick and Mark.

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