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"Reaching for the Stars"
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#590 of 1,500

Alan Bean's, "Reaching for the Stars." The original painting was re-created as a two story mural at the Astronaut Hall of Fame. This limited editon print run of 1,500 was created in 1997 as a fine art textured canvas, or giclee.
 
The original print contains 24 signatures from the Mercury - Gemini - Apollo era representing flights from Alan Shepard's first Mercury Redstone flight in 1961 through the ASTP flight in 1975.
 
This print,  #590 of 1,500, has 30 signatures! I have been able to add 6 additional signatures. This modified image includes a signature representing every flight between Alan Shepard's Mecury shot in 1961 through the first Space Shuttle flight 20 years later, with the sole exception of Gus Grissom's Liberty Bell 7 Mercury flight in July of 1961.

Gene Cernan, "The Last Man on the Moon."
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Gene holds up this print after signing it in December of 2005, at Novaspace Galleries.

The original signees of this piece are: Alan Shepard, John Glenn, Scott Carpenter, Wally Schirra, Gordon Cooper, Walt Cunningham, Rusty Schweikart, Jim McDivitt, Jim Lovell, Buzz Aldrin, Alan Bean, Charles "Pete" Conrad, Richard Gordon, Edgar Mitchell, Fred Haise, Charles Duke, Al Worden, Paul Weitz, Owen Garriott, Jack Lousma, Bill Pogue, Jerry Carr, Ed Gibson and Tom Stafford.
 
I have been able to add Dave Scott, Harrison "Jack" Schmitt, John Young, Mike Collins, Frank Borman and Gene Cernan. These signatures were added via signing events kindly sponsored by Novaspace Galleries and Aurora Galleries.
 
This specific copy includes 10 of the 12 men who have walked upon the surface of the Moon. Seventeen of the twenty four men who have left the Earth and flown around the Moon.
 
Also included are:
 
Entire Gemini crews from GT-5, GT-6, GT-7, GT-9, GT-10, GT-11 and GT-12.
 
Entire Apollo crews from AP-9, AP-10, AP-12, SL-3 and SL-4.
 
Displayed below are only the additional signatures that have been added.

Dave Scott
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September 2002, via Aurora Galleries in Santa Monica.

Mike Collins and Gene Cernan
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Signed via Novaspace 6-2005 and 12-2005 respectively.

Dave Scott
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September 2002, via Aurora Galleries in Santa Monica.

Harrison "Jack" Schmitt
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Signed via Novaspace Galleries 2-2005.

John Young
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Signed via Novaspace Galleries 5-2005.

Frank Borman
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Signed via Novaspace Galleries 8-2005.