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Mercury Aurora Frame Signed by Mercury Aurora Astronaut Scott Carpenter

PERSONALLY SIGNED BY SCOTT CARPENTER, FRAMED IN BLACK WOOD UNDER GLASS. IT COMES WITH A CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY. CONSIDERING CARPENTER'S SIGNING FEE EXCEEDED $225 BEFORE HE PASSED, THIS FRAME IS A GREAT BARGAIN. MALCOLM SCOTT CARPENTER (BORN MAY 1, 1925) WAS ONE OF THE ORIGINAL SEVEN ASTRONAUTS SELECTED IN 1959 FOR PROJECT MERCURY. CREATED BY THE NEWLY FORMED NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA), PROJECT MERCURY WAS THE UNITED STATES' ANSWER TO THE SOVIET UNION'S SPACE PROGRAM. THIS RIVALRY EVENTUALLY BECAME THE SPACE RACE A CONTEST BETWEEN THE TWO SUPERPOWERS TO LAND THE FIRST MEN ON THE MOON AND RETURN THEM SAFELY TO EARTH. CARPENTER WAS THE SECOND AMERICAN TO ORBIT THE EARTH AND THE FOURTH AMERICAN IN SPACE, FOLLOWING ALAN...

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