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    Apollo-Soyuz Test Project Flown Crew-Signed Beta Cloth Mission Insignia Patch Originally from the Collection of Mission Docking Module Pilot Deke Slayton. A 5.25" square (sight size) swatch of Beta cloth with a 3.5" diameter color mission insignia in the center. Around the border are the bold signatures of all five participants in this milestone mission: U.S. Commander "Tom Stafford"; U.S. Command Module Pilot "Vance Brand"; Docking Module Pilot "Deke Slayton" (1924-1993); Soviet Commander "Alexey Leonov"; and Soviet Flight Engineer "Valeri Kubasov". The patch is attractively double matted and framed to an overall 8.75" x 11.25" with an engraved plaque that reads: "Flown on Apollo Soyuz Test Project/ July 15-24, 1975". ASTP was the last of America's Apollo flights and the first joint flight between the American and Soviet space programs. Excellent condition.

    Included with this lot (attached to the back of the frame) is a Letter of Authenticity dated July 1, 2005, and signed by Bobbie Slayton (Deke's widow), stating: "To Whom It May Concern: This is to certify that this autographed beta cloth belonged to my husband, Deke Slayton, and was flown in 1975 on the Apollo Soyuz mission. It was locked in his safe deposit box along with other flown memorabilia. This beta cloth is genuine in all respects."

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    October, 2009
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