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    Charlie Duke Signed Large Apollo 1 Crew Color Photo with Extensive Commentary about Astronaut Safety. A 16" x 20" glossy white spacesuit photo on Kodak Endura paper of Gus Grissom, Edward White II, and Roger Chaffee standing at the launch complex. Duke has written in black felt tip: "After the tragic Apollo I fire on the launch pad that killed Grissom, White/ and Chaffee in January 1967, Stu Roosa and/ I were assigned to be the astronauts on/ the launch pad emergency escape team./ We developed two escape routes. One/ required the crew to exit the spacecraft,/ run to the pad elevator, take it down to/ the bottom, exit and run through a shower,/ then down a slide tube, then into the blast/ room. You could survive in the blast room/ for 30 days. / Charlie Duke / Apollo 16/ Moonwalker". The first of these Heritage has offered. Excellent.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2021
    21st-22nd Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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