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SPACE HISTORY: Apollo 11 Astronauts Signed Autographs as Life Insurance Policies Prior to Launch from Brevard in 1969

The Apollo 11 mission was a dangerous endeavor that put the crew’s lives at risk, a fact not lost on astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins. They signed hundreds of autographs known as “covers” — signed envelopes postmarked with important dates, such as the date of the moon landing itself. […]

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