COLONEL FRANK BORMAN - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/17/1989 - HFSID 153866
Sale Price $292.50
Frank Borman sends a typed letter saying that he does not believe in a world space agency but favors cooperation between existing agencies.
Typed Letter signed: "Frank Borman", 1p, 8½x11. On official letterhead of Patlex Corporation. Las Cruces, New Mexico, 1989 January 17. To Stephen West, Midhurst, Sussex, England. In full: "I do not believe a world space agency makes muich [sic] sense, but I do favor cooperation between existing agencies. Thank you for your letter. Best wishes. Sincerely." Frank Borman, selected as an astronaut in 1962, was part of the two-man crew of the Gemini 7 in December 1965. On December 15, he and Jim Lovel participated in the first space rendezvous mission, coming within a foot of Gemini 6, manned by Tom Stafford and Wally Schirra. Borman led the first team of American astronauts to circle the Moon as Commander of the 1968 Apollo 8 mission. Borman retired from NASA and joined Eastern Airlines in 1969 as a special advisor. In 1975, he was elected President and Chief Operating Officer of Eastern, becoming Chief Executive Officer in 1975 and Chairman of the Board in December 1976. He retired in 1986, six years before Eastern Airlines ceased to exist. Lightly creased. Fold creases not near signature. Otherwise, fine condition.
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