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JoKepler
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posted 04-25-2007 12:32 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for JoKepler   Click Here to Email JoKepler     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Does anyone know if I can obtain William Thornton's autograph through the mail?

Any help appreciated. Thanks.

Robert Pearlman
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posted 04-25-2007 12:36 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Per his desire, all requests for Dr. Thornton are to be sent c/o the Astronaut Office at JSC (just as if you were writing a current astronaut).

RMH
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posted 04-25-2007 03:26 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for RMH   Click Here to Email RMH     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I sent him a photo to sign (at JSC) on Jan. 23 and received it back on March 8.

Apollo-Soyuz
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posted 04-25-2007 04:21 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Apollo-Soyuz   Click Here to Email Apollo-Soyuz     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
The only thing Dr. Thorton will NOT sign is the STS-8 flown covers.

jvertrees
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posted 08-29-2012 04:29 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for jvertrees   Click Here to Email jvertrees     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Has there been any recent experience in obtaining Dr. Thornton's signature? I have a SMEAT Beta Patch signed by both Col Bobko and Capt Crippen. I of course would love to have Dr. Thornton complete.

eurospace
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posted 08-30-2012 06:42 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for eurospace   Click Here to Email eurospace     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
The astronaut office at JSC no longer handles Bill Thornton's autograph mail.

You'll have to use his home address.

albatron
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posted 08-30-2012 01:25 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for albatron   Click Here to Email albatron     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Does he respond from there?

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posted 08-31-2012 08:02 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for ApolloCN   Click Here to Email ApolloCN     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Apollo-Soyuz:
The only thing Dr. Thorton will NOT sign is the STS-8 flown covers.
Although Mr. Thornton will not sign the STS-8 flown covers, does anyone know whether he will sign the presentation folder that the covers originally come in? Help greatly appreciated — Casey.

eurospace
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posted 09-02-2012 11:14 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for eurospace   Click Here to Email eurospace     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
quote:
Originally posted by albatron:
Does he respond from there?

Yes. You need to join a stamped and addressed envelope.

albatron
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posted 09-02-2012 11:30 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for albatron   Click Here to Email albatron     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thanks Juergen.

jvertrees
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posted 09-21-2012 08:44 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for jvertrees   Click Here to Email jvertrees     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
About a week ago I received a letter back from Dr. Thornton. I sent a letter to his home address with SASE asking if he will sign a SMEAT Beta cloth patch. He wrote he will be happy to sign but has no facilities at his home to handle artifacts and requested I send the patch to the Astronaut CB code at JSC. I sent the patch right away and will let you know when it is returned.

disglobes
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posted 09-21-2012 10:06 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for disglobes   Click Here to Email disglobes     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I sent him my SMEAT beta cloth patch which was already signed by Crippen and Bobko. He signed it for me. That was two years ago.

Hart Sastrowardoyo
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posted 06-20-2013 10:50 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Hart Sastrowardoyo   Click Here to Email Hart Sastrowardoyo     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Received my photo back in a little over a week.

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