Created By The Mercury 7 Astronauts
This black and white canvas image depicts astronaut Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 descent onto the lunar surface. It was signed and inscribed by astronaut Bruce McCandless exclusively for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation. McCandless served as CAPCOM during that mission and has additionally inscribed the canvas with his actual words to Armstrong: "Okay, Neil, we can see you coming down the ladder now. Bruce McCandless V, Apollo 11 EVA CAPCOM July 20, 1969."
This professionally stretched canvas has a finished measurement of approximately 22" x 24".
This lot is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Executive Director Tammy Knowles.
ASF reserves the right to disqualify the high bidder, to reject the high bid, and to accept a bid from a lower bidder, for any reason within their discretion, which shall be exercised in good faith.
Bidding on this lot opens on November 1, 2014 at 09:00 AM EDT.
Proceeds benefit the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Winning bid amounts over fair market value should be considered a donation and therefore are tax deductible.