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In previous years, you could send both active and retired astronauts autograph requests care of NASA. Today due to the thousands of requests received annually (and the preferences of some of the retired astronauts), the space agency will only respond to requests for the active corps.
Autograph requests for astronauts assigned to upcoming flights or currently in training can be mailed to:
Name of Astronaut
Astronaut Office Mail Code CB
2101 NASA Road 1
Houston, Texas 77058-3696
Some of the early astronauts still will reply to autograph requests through the mail. This guide identifies who will, their preferred mailing address and whether they charge.
Unless specifically stated, you must include your own item to be autographed and sufficient postage (usually a self-addressed stamped envelope) for its return to you.
The following astronauts no longer accept requests:
(Some of the above listed astronauts may still take part in commercial signings and/or attend autograph shows.)
The following astronauts are deceased:
The following astronauts accept mailed requests:
5110 San Felipe #162W
Houston, TX 77056
notes: $250 per flat item for an autograph and mission designation plus $10 per 10 word inscription; $300 per 3D or "unusual" item (e.g. models, globes, baseballs) for an autograph and mission designation plus $10 per 10 word inscription. Include a stamped, self-addressed return envelope of suitable size to insure a quick response and to enable your item(s) to be deposited directly into a mailbox. Collectors in foreign countries should ensure that the self-addressed return envelope is furnished with adequate U.S. postage. Checks should be made payable to Walter Cunningham. See WalterCunningham.com
P.O. Box 310345
New Braunfels, TX 78131
notes: $225 per autograph; payable to: "Charles Duke"; see: CharlieDuke.com
c/o INFINITY Science Center, Inc.
PO Box 580
Pearlington, MS 39572
notes: $75 donation per autograph (salutation and inscription of up to 10 words included); payable to "INFINITY Science Center"; see: Haise's letter for more details
310 Twin Springs Road N
Kerrville, TX 78028-8603
notes: $50 per autograph; payable to "Jack Lousma"
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Jürgen Esders' Astronaut and Cosmonaut Address List provides more than 400 addresses that are researched, tested and updated every six weeks based on the personal experiences of collectors worldwide. Included with the list are notations as to if the astronaut signs photos or covers (or both) and if he/she responds to through-the-mail requests.
For details, see AstroAddies.