Lot 487: American pilot and physicist (1921–1966) who reached the edge of outer space on two separate X-15 aircraft flights in 1963; he tragically passed away when his F-104 Starfighter crashed during a publicity photo shoot. Rare official glossy 8 x 10.5 NASA photo of Walker in full flight gear next to his X-15 aircraft, signed in black ink. Toned tape remnants to corners, trivial creasing, and some surface loss to lower left corner, otherwise fine condition.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 456
Wednesday, 15th July 2015
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