COOPER'S CERTIFICATE FOR GLENN'S LAUNCH. "Certificate of Participation," issued by General Dynamics Astronautics.
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COOPER'S CERTIFICATE FOR GLENN'S LAUNCH. "Certificate of Participation," issued by General Dynamics Astronautics.
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£300 - 420
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COOPER'S CERTIFICATE FOR GLENN'S LAUNCH. "Certificate of Participation," issued by General Dynamics Astronautics.
Lot Details
COOPER'S CERTIFICATE FOR GLENN'S LAUNCH.
"Certificate of Participation," issued by General Dynamics Astronautics. Heavy card stock. 8½ x 11 inches. Featuring background of John Glenn's Mercury-Atlas 6 launch. Printed signatures of three launch officials.

INSCRIBED and SIGNED by GORDON COOPER with: "From my personal collection, Gordon Cooper" on the verso of the certificate.
The certificate reads in part: "This is to certify that: LEROY G. COOPER was a member of the team which launched the first American Astronaut Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr., USMC into orbit around the earth. Atlas missile 109-D, carrying the Project Mercury spacecraft into orbit, was launched from Complex 14, Cape Canaveral, at 9:47 AM, Eastern Standard Time, on 20 February 1962."
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