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COLONEL THOMAS AKERS - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 301475

THOMAS AKERS Photograph of the principal-turned-astronaut shown in a NASA uniform, holding a model space shuttle Inscribed Photograph Signed: "To Adam,/Best wishes!/Tom Akers", Color, 8x10. The former American astronaut, Thomas Akers (b.

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THOMAS AKERS
Photograph of the principal-turned-astronaut shown in a NASA uniform, holding a model space shuttle
Inscribed Photograph Signed: "To Adam,/Best wishes!/Tom Akers", Color, 8x10. The former American astronaut, Thomas Akers (b. 1951), worked with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, during which time he spent over thirty-three days in space. After graduating with degrees in Applied Mathematics, Akers found himself the high school principal of the school he had attended in his youth. After a few years at that post, Akers was intrigued by literature left behind by an Air Force recruiter, eventually leading him to join the United States Air Force. In 1988, Akers officially became an astronaut and, in 1990, made his first flight into space as Mission Specialist aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery, a role which he would continue to fill until the end of his career with NASA. Akers was a member of four missions into space, one of those trips marking the first three-person EVA mission to this day. His last mission to space was in 1996, aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis, which was the first shuttle to exchange American astronauts at the space station Mir. After that, in 1997, Akers retired from the Air Force and took a position as a mathematics instructor at the University of Missouri-Rolla (later named Missouri University and Science and Technology). In 2010, Akers retired from his teaching career. Fine condition.

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