SPACE RACE—WHO IS AHEAD?—SIGNED. Pioneer Manned Spaceflights Thru 1966. Large color photolithograph issued by McDonnell Aircraft Corporation, 17 x 21½ inches.
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SPACE RACE—WHO IS AHEAD?—SIGNED. Pioneer Manned Spaceflights Thru 1966. Large color photolithograph issued by McDonnell Aircraft Corporation, 17 x 21½ inches.
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SPACE RACE—WHO IS AHEAD?—SIGNED.
Pioneer Manned Spaceflights Thru 1966. Large color photolithograph issued by McDonnell Aircraft Corporation, 17 x 21½ inches. A caption below the red title reads: "Mercury and Gemini manufactured for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration by MCDONNELL."

A vivid graphic representation of the "Space Race" as of 1966, showing American and Soviet achievements by mission in a table format. Flight events such as spacewalks, rendezvous, and dockings are drawn with their respective mission.
INSCRIBED and SIGNED next to his Mercury spacecraft drawing, "Three Earth Orbits, Scott Carpenter," and next to their Gemini spacecraft drawings, "First Gemini EVA, James A. McDivitt, Gemini IV" and "A record high altitude flight plus 2 EVA's, Richard Gordon, Gemini XI."
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