Cernan, Evans, Bean & Calle – Apollo 17 Calle Cachet Cover
SIGNED BY GENE CERNAN, RON EVANS, ALAN BEAN & ARTIST PAUL CALLE!
From NASA Apollo-Soyuz Russian Language instructor-interpreter Anatole Forostenko’s personal collection.
Vibrant color cachet and First Man on the Moon stamp by artist Paul Calle adorn this cover honoring “The Spirit of Apollo.” Signed by Apollo 17 astronauts Gene Cernan and Ron Evans, Apollo 12 astronaut/artist Alan Bean, and Calle. USSR postmark. Includes data card with brief Calle bio and Apollo 17 highlights.
Dr. Forostenko led a Russian language team at NASA’s Astronaut Office to prepare astronauts to communicate with cosmonauts during Apollo-Soyuz, working closely with both crews as instructor-interpreter.