Lot 5110: Space Shuttle Enterprise Flown Flag

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-06-29 15:08:30

Lot 5110: Flown American flag carried aboard the Space Shuttle Enterprise, 6 x 4, affixed to an 11 x 14 "Special Award—Approach and Landing Test Program" presentation sheet, and bearing autopen signatures of crew members Fred Haise, Gordon Fullerton, Joe Engle, and Richard Truly, a NASA official, and dated in an unknown hand, "June 1978." Presented to suit and equipment technician Walter D. Salyer, the award bears images of the shuttle and program insignia, and reads: "In recognition of your outstanding contributions to the achievements of the Approach and Landing Test Program. The successful ALT Flights proved the flight worthiness of the orbiter vehicle and were a major milestone in the advancement of the Space Shuttle Program." In very good condition, with some rippling to sheet, apparent singeing along bottom edge, portions of Salyer's first name missing, and some haloing to the signatures. RR Auction's The Nasa Collection of Leon Ford Auction 455 Thursday, 25th June 2015 Estimate: $600 - 800
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