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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:
$600 signature base fee; contact email@example.com for address and additional details.
49 Maple Street, #123
Manchester Center, VT 05255-4477
notes: $50 per autograph; payable to "Gerald Carr"
5110 San Felipe #162W
Houston, TX 77056
notes: $100 per autograph; add $10 per ten word inscription; provides a photograph for an additional $10; cancelled checks are available for $35; payable to "Walter Cunningham". Foreign collectors need to provide adequate U.S. postage for return shipping. See WalterCunningham.com
P.O. Box 310345
New Braunfels, TX 78131
notes: $150 per autograph; payable to: "Charles Duke"; see: CharlieDuke.com
c/o INFINITY Science Center, Inc.
PO Box 580
Pearlington, MS 39572
notes: $50 donation per autograph, or $100 donation for three autographs (salutation 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.