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    Space Shuttle Columbia (STS-55) Flown Personal Music Tape Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Payload Commander Jerry Ross, with Signed Photo and Certificate of Authenticity. A 90 minute Sony cassette with original case. This was one of Ross's music tapes prepared before the mission. Side one, as noted in his handwriting includes the Association, K. Rogers, and the Carpenters; side two, the Carpenters and N. Diamond. Great selections for relaxing on board a busy mission. Not tested, appears excellent.

    Included with this lot is a signed COA by Jerry Ross on his letterhead reading, in full: "The accompanying music tape labeled Ross #5, STS-55, with the blue dot is Colonel Jerry Ross's personal music tape and comes from his personal collection. Colonel Ross made the tape before the mission by selecting his favorite music and recording it on the tape. The music tape was flown aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia during the STS-55 mission. Colonel Ross listened to the tape during his off-duty time on orbit and during his sleep periods. Colonel Ross was the Payload Commander on this mission and he led a team of crewmates that conducted 88 experiments during their 10-day mission. Columbia launched from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida on April 26, 1993, and landed at Edwards Air Force Base, California on May 6, 1993. Columbia completed 160 orbits of the Earth in 239 hours and 45 minutes, traveling 4.2 million miles. . [signed] Jerry L. Ross. STS-55 Payload Commander/ Mission Specialist Number One"

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2019
    9th-11th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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