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In Flight by Alan Bean

In Flight by Alan Bean
In Flight by Alan Bean
In Flight by Alan Bean
In Flight by Alan Bean
In Flight by Alan Bean
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A Golfer's Dream! As Apollo XIV astronauts Alan Shepard and Edgar Mitchell were winding up their second moonwalk, Al turned toward the television camera. “Houston,” he said, “you might recognize what ...  >Read More
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This secondary market copy of In Flight is in pristine condition and comes in its original publisher's portfolio, along with its Certificate of Authenticity.
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Signatures of astronauts Alan Shepard and Edgar Dean
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Signatures of astronauts Stuart Roosa and Alan Bean
Hand signed and numbered by the artist

  • From a 1992 sold out limited edition
  • Overall size: 24" x 24 3/4"
  • Image size: 19 1/2" x 12 1/2"
  • Mint condition
  • A Golfer's Dream!

    As Apollo XIV astronauts Alan Shepard and Edgar Mitchell were winding up their second moonwalk, Al turned toward the television camera. “Houston,” he said, “you might recognize what I have in my right hand as the handle for the Contingency Return Sample. It just so happens to have a genuine six iron attached to the end. In my left hand, I have two little white pellets that are familiar to millions of Americans.” He then dropped one ball to the moon’s surface. Al faced the ball and started a modified backswing. The Apollo space suit made smooth arm and hand motion impossible and Al just topped the ball. It rolled into a small crater a few yards away. Ed Mitchell observed, “Hey, you got more dirt than ball that time.”

    As the whole world watched on television, Al dropped the second ball. “Well, here we go again,” he said and took his best swing. Dirt and dust flew, the ball disappeared and Al exclaimed, “Miles and miles and miles!”

    Signed by the entire Apollo 14 crew along with artist/astronaut/moon walker, Alan Bean:

  • RADM Alan B. Shepard, USN (Ret.) - Apollo XIV Commander
  • CAPT Edgar Mitchell, USN (Ret.) - Apollo XIV Lunar Module Pilot
  • COL Stuart Roosa, USAF (Ret.) - Apollo XIV Comnmand Module Pilot
  • CAPT Alan Bean, USN (Ret.) - Apollo XII Astronaut and artist
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