1958, completed in 1963, Project Mercury was the United
States' first man-in-space program. The objectives
of the program, which made six manned flights from 1961
to 1963, were specific:
To orbit a
manned spacecraft around Earth;
investigate man's ability to function in space;
To Recover both man and
Alan Shepard - Freedom 7
(see also, Apollo 14)
all photographs measure 8x10 unless
"mint" boldly hand signed Alan Shepard
3x5 index card. It doesn't get any
better than this.
- Shepard hand signed index card
This letter sized page with an image of
Alan Shepard's well known May 19, 1961
Life Magazine cover is "hand signed" by
Alan Shepard. He signs in bold
black sharpie, "Best Wishes, Alan
Shepard". Please note that this is
not a photograph but rather an authentic
autograph on paper stock. An
exceedingly affordable way to add an
authentic Alan Shepard to your autograph
#Mercury - Shepard/Life
Mag. page10th Anniversary
This cover commemorates the tenth
anniversary of Alan Shepard being the
first Amercian in space. It was
cancelled in Houston on May 5th, 1971
and signed in bold black sharpie by Alan
#Mercury - Shepard 10th Anniversary
This USPS issued, "Acomplishments n
Space" plate block has been neatly hand
signed in black sharpie by Alan Shepard.
It is uncommon to fnid and in beatiful
condition due to it's being properly
stored over the years.
#Mercury - Shepard Accomplishments in
Space hand signed plate block
difficult to find in this condition,
vintage Mercury era NASA litho showing
Alan Shepard in a business suit.
Boldly very neatly hand signed in black
sharpie "To Doris and Bill Hunter"
Doris was a former Chief Archivist for
the Alabama Space and Rocket Center in
Measures 8.5"x11" and as you can see is
in simply outstanding condition.
Comes with a letter of authenticity from
the family.of Doris Hunter.
#Mercury - Shepard Hunter Litho
This SpaceShots card (#0027) measuring
2.5" x 3.5" shows the launch of Freedom
7 and is boldly hand signed in black
sharpie by Alan Shepard. In
pristine condition. Comes inside
holder as shown. RARE in this form!!
#Mercury - Shepard/Mercury Launch SS
Mercury Plate Block hand signed by Mercury
Astronaut Alan Shepard with provenance
This impressive set contains
a photo of Alan Shepard taken at Cedar
Rapids, Iowa on 10/14/78 at the time of a
parade. The Individual who obtained
his autograph on the Project Mercury plate
block was in attendance that day. Both
are in perfect condition with the signature
being signed in black sharpie. A very
nice set of two pieces that compliment each
other just perfectly.
- Shepard/Mercury Plate Block