Includes original Naval Aviation Museum Foundation letter.
This rare and unique piece of artwork contains the signatures of some of the most famous astronauts of all time. These nine pioneering astronauts in the American space program represent the Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Skylab and Shuttle programs.
NEIL ARMSTRONG - The first man on the moon (Apollo 11) who quoted the famous "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind"
GENE CERNAN - The last man on the moon (Apollo 17)
PETE CONRAD - Commander of Gemini, Apollo and Skylab missions
JOHN GLENN - The first American to orbit the earth
RICK HAUCK - Commander of the first shuttle flight after the Challenger tragedy
JACK LOUSMA - Spent 59 1/2 days aboard Skylab 3 and twice walked in space
JAMES LOVELL - Commander of the maiden voyage to the moon (Apollo 8), and most famous as the commander of Apollo 13 which suffered a critical failure on the way to the moon
WALLY SCHIRRA - The only "original seven" astronaut to fly Mercury, Gemini and Apollo missions
ALAN SHEPARD - The first American in space in 1961