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stsmithva
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posted 10-08-2010 09:46 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for stsmithva   Click Here to Email stsmithva     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I just realized that collectSPACE members might be interested in downloading some large photo collages I made for several NASA missions. I went through a half-dozen websites to find my favorite shots of training, liftoff, the mission, splashdown, and some post-flight activity.

I've sent them to astronauts for signing, and you might want to do the same. You'll see that all but the last one could be signed by attendees of the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation event next month. (Personally, I love such large items for signing - after some careful framing, they'll be on rotation for display in my house for the rest of my life.)

Or you could just have them printed for your pleasure. No charge, of course - I'll just be happy if someone can use what I made in a few hours of fumbling around on Google's Picassa 3 photo software.

If you click on the image, you'll get the high-resolution copy. As always, I'd recommend mpix.com for getting them printed. All measurements are in inches.

stsmithva
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posted 10-08-2010 09:47 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for stsmithva   Click Here to Email stsmithva     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
For Jim Lovell... a couple for Gemini 7: one 20x16 and the other 24x20.

Then an Apollo 8, at 24x20.

stsmithva
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posted 10-08-2010 09:47 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for stsmithva   Click Here to Email stsmithva     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
An Apollo 12 one for Alan Bean or Richard Gordon - it would measure 24x20.

For Apollo 13, I decided not to go for a really detailed full-mission collage, since I found the photos of the lunar module Odyssey drifting away to be so poignant. So here they are. I already had two printed up: one for Haise to sign for me, and another to give him. It's 20x16.

stsmithva
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posted 10-08-2010 09:47 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for stsmithva   Click Here to Email stsmithva     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Apollo 16 for Charlie Duke: 24x20.

Then there is the first one I made, covering MA-6 for John Glenn to sign. It's 20x16. Now, here's where I might seem preachy, but I've noticed that the Ohio State University John Glenn School of Public Affairs has a website through which one can easily send a small donation. We know that Glenn continues, after 50 years, to sign for free. But I think that he, and the staff that handles his autograph requests, might be happy to see a printout included with an autograph request that shows that the collector has made such a donation. Just a thought.

gliderpilotuk
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posted 10-09-2010 06:43 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for gliderpilotuk   Click Here to Email gliderpilotuk     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Nice work Steve, and very generous of you to offer these.

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