FRED HAISE, JR. and GORDON FULLERTON Shown posing in front of a NASA space shuttle Inscribed Photograph signed: “To Edward Bomsey/With best wishes/Gordon Fullerton” and “Fred Haise”. Color, 10×8. Printed NASA caption on verso. FRED WALLACE HAISE, JR. (born in 1933) was one of the 19 astronauts selected by NASA in 1966. Haise, who was a lunar module back up crew member for Apollo 8 and Apollo 11 and spacecraft commander backup for Apollo 16, was the Lunar Module Pilot on the aborted Apollo 13 mission in 1970. In 1977, he commanded the space shuttle Enterprise five times as part of the Approach and Landing Test Program at Edwards Air Force Base. After retiring from NASA in June 1979, Haise joined Northrop Grumman Technical Services (GTS), serving as Vice President (from 1979), President of GTS (from 1983) and President of the Space Station Program Support Division (from 1987). CHARLES GORDON FULLERTON (1936-2013) is a research pilot at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Facility at Edwards AFB, California, piloting B-52 launch aircraft, Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft and other multi-engine and high performance aircraft. A NASA astronaut from September 1969-November 1986, Fullerton logged 380 hours in space. He piloted the STS-3 space shuttle Columbia on its eight-day test mission (March 22-30, 1982) and was Commander of the STS-51F Spacelab 2 mission (launched from Kennedy Space Center on July 29, 1985 and landing at Dryden on August 6, 1985) in addition to serving on the support crew of Apollo 14, 15, 16 and 17. In 1977, Fullerton piloted the Space Shuttle Enterprise prototype for the Approach and Landing Test Program at Dryden. Fine condition. – Please contact us if you have any questions or require additional information. HFSID 24202
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