This listing is for a postal cover by the person indicated in the item description. This item has been authenticated and slabbed by PSA/DNA. PSA is the world's leading 3rd party autograph authenticating company.PLEASE NOTE: You will receive the EXACT autograph that is pictured in the scan. AAH Enterprises does NOT sell pre-prints, photocopies or facsimiles of any kind. Russell Louis "Rusty" Schweickart (also Schweikart, born October 25, 1935, Neptune Township, New Jersey) is a former U. Astronaut, research scientist, Air Force fighter pilot as well as a former business and government executive. Selected in 1963 for NASA's third astronaut group, he is best known as the Lunar Module pilot on the 1969 Apollo 9 mission, the first manned flight test of the Lunar Module, on which he performed the first in-space test of the Portable Life Support System used by the Apollo astronauts who walked on the Moon.
As backup commander of the first manned Skylab mission in 1973, he was responsible for developing the hardware and procedures used by the first crew to perform critical in-flight repairs of the Skylab station. After Skylab, he served for a time as Director of User Affairs in NASA's Office of Applications.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Space". The seller is "amazingautographs" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.