Lot 543: Flown American flag carried aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia, 5.75 x 3.75, affixed to an 11 x 8.5 presentation sheet bearing printed signatures of astronauts Jack Lousma and Richard Fullerton, as well as NASA administrator James M. Beggs. Presented to "Susan A. Lehman," the sheet bears images of the mission insignia and the launch of the STS–3, and reads, "This flag was flown aboard the third flight of the Space Shuttle 'Columbia' as it completed 130 revolutions of the Earth and travelled 3.4 million miles. It is presented to you in recognition of the significant contribution you made to the success of the mission." A uniform block of toning to flag, otherwise fine condition. Accompanied by an announcement from the Goddard Space Flight Center concerning the dispersal of STS–3 certificates.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 458
Wednesday, 12th August 2015
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