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    Gordon Cooper's Project Mercury 1959 Training Notes in Binder, Originally from His Personal Collection. An absolutely fascinating piece of space history. Cooper, one of the original "Mercury Seven" astronauts had to go through a vigorous curriculum of classes in all disciplines of science and engineering. This was his binder for those classes at Langley Air Force Base in 1959. The pages alone are 2.5" thick with likely hundreds of notes, handouts, photos, etc. Many full pages are completely in his handwriting (some with drawings) with many others signed by him. A treasure trove of internal NASA material giving a unique insight to the training and schooling these American heroes went through in the early days of the program. Please see our website for additional detailed photos. Unique and desirable. Major signs of use, overall very good condition. From the Steven R. Belasco Collection of Space Memorabilia.

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    April, 2013
    18th Thursday
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