PALMER BAILEY. First Day Cover signed: "Palmer Bailey",
6½x3¾. FDC honoring the Apollo Soyuz Space Test Project, 10-cent stamp affixed,
postmarked Kennedy Space Center, FL, July 15, 1975, FIRST DAY OF ISSUE.
Silver embossed foil seal at lower left margin. Palmer Kent Bailey, a geologist
and retired U.S. Army Colonel, was selected as a Payload Specialist for the
Terra Geode project in 1990. Bailey, who never flew due to funding
reductions, remained an astronaut until November 30, 1991. After his
retirement from the space program, he served as a participating scientist in the
Bering Glacier Research Group. Slightly soiled. Pencil note (unknown hand) on
verso, which is lightly soiled and has glue stains and show through of
embossing. Fine condition.
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