Irwin, James Benson

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Irwin, James Benson



Autograph letter signed



Autograph letter signed, one page, 8 x 11 inch, `High Flight Foundation` stationery, (Colorado Springs, Colorado), 23.03.1979, to `Alex` - concerning the death of Gagarin: "I know Gagarin was killed in plane crash", written and signed in black felt tip "Jim Irwin - Apollo 15" - adding a small crescent moon, attractively mounted (removable) for fine display with a photograph, shows James Benson "Jim" Irwin as astronaut (altogether 16,5 x 11,75 inch), in very fine condition. Accompanied by a typed reply letter and a newsletter of the High Flight Foundation. "Dear Alex, I am also interested in live and death of cosmonauts. I was in Russia last summer but was unable to gain much information onfon than what you have. I know Gagarin was killed in plane crash but as to the contributing factors to this accident, I do not know. If you should lern more than your sources, please let me know. If you would like copy of brief Russian view report, just let me know. Sincerely - Jim Irwin - Apollo 15"

Additional Information

SKU 6018306
Profession American astronaut - he served as Lunar Module pilot for Apollo 15
Year of birth 1930
year of death 1991
Size in inch (1 inch = 2.5 cm) 8 x 11 (altogether 16,5 x 11,75 inch)
Condition very fine
Type of Autograph letters