Eugene A. Cernan "High Flight" poem
Collection — Box: FF 17
Identifier: MSP 149
Copy of "High Flight" poem by John Gillespie Magee Jr., affixed to board. The poem was taken by Eugene A. Cernan on Apollo 10's mission to the moon, May 18 - 26, 1969. It is inscribed by Cernan; "To Mitch Simmons - So as never to forget we took this copy of High Flight to the moon on Apollo X 18-26 May 1969. You above all can appreciate it's significance, Sincerely Gene Cernan" The letter of authenticity was signed by Cernan on August 25, 2010 and is housed with the poem.
- Other: Date acquired: 08/12/2010
- Cernan, Eugene (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright remains with the poet.
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Copy of "High Flight" poem by John Gillespie Magee Jr., affixed to board. The poem was taken by Eugene A. Cernan on Apollo 10 mission to moon, May of 1969. Letter of authenticity signed by Cernan August 25, 2010 and housed with the poem.
Biographical or Historical Information
Note written by Mary A. Sego
The letter of authenticity is housed with the poem in an archival folder.
Physical Access Requirements
The inscription on the poem is beginning to fade.
Source of Acquisition
Donated by Stephanie Konitz, December 8, 2010
Existence and Location of Originals
multi-part note content
The poem and letter of authenticity have been placed in mylar sleeves and are housed in an archival folder, within a flat file for preservation purposes.
- Eugene A. Cernan "High Flight" poem
- Mary A. Sego
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