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    Comedian Bill Dana (as José Jiménez) Signed Astronaut Photo. An 8" x 10" silk finish B&W photo of Dana as José Jiménez on the Steve Allen Show, signed in blue felt tip: "' My Man- Jose- Jimenez'/ Steve Allen Show ‘60/ Saludos!/ Bill Dana". Unusual item. Very fine.

    Bill Dana, maybe better known as José Jiménez, became a friend early on of the Mercury Seven astronauts, forming a strong connection to the space program that lasted more than fifty years. Dana served on the advisory board of the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation and was on the Nominations Committee of the National Aviation Hall of Fame. José is acknowledged in The Smithsonian Air and Space Museum and enshrined at the United States Astronaut Hall of Fame at Titusville, Florida.


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