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John Glenn. John Glenn Signature.

Lot containing two French magazines of 1963 and two photographs taken from newspapers: one with the astronaut in 1962, the other, signed by Glenn, with the departure of the Mercury missile of 1963. The two publications are: L'e're ae'rospatiale, Tirage spe'cial du nume'ro 181 de la revue Informations & Documents, Paris, Centre Culturel Americain - 1963; Article ''Canaveral a l'heure de la victoire'', with photographs of Cape Canaveral and preface by Wernher von Braun. Attached is a sheet hand-written in French by a previous collector. Good condition.


John Glenn signs the photograph that documents the take-off of Mercury Atlas 9 (MA-9) at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, 15 May 1963. John Herschel Glenn, 1921 - 2016, is best known for being an astronaut for NASA in some of the most high profile space missions of all-time. Glenn was selected to be a part of the first group of astronauts by NASA, ''The Mercury Seven'' in 1959. John Glenn would later become the first man to orbit the Earth in 1962 when John Glenn orbited Earth three times in the ''Friendship 7'' spacecraft.

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John Glenn. John Glenn Signature.

Estimate €1,000 - €1,200Dec 9, 2018