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Hero Astronauts Offer Out-Of-This-World Club for the Holidays

December 2, 2008

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ — You may never go to
space, but here’s a chance to receive a letter and an autographed photo from
legendary astronauts who have! Twelve space heroes have come together for a
sixth year to offer memberships to the 2009 Astronaut Autograph Club as a
means to raise money for college scholarships through the Astronaut
Scholarship Foundation. The club affords its members an autographed photo and
personalized letter from a U.S. Hall of Fame Astronaut for every month of the
year!

“The Astronaut Autograph Club is a fun way to engage kids and adults alike
in the excitement of space exploration and the significance it has on
society,” said Apollo 13 astronaut James Lovell who is participating in the
club. “Every dollar raised from this club goes directly to fund scholarships
for some of the very best and brightest engineering and science college
students in our nation through awards given by the Astronaut Scholarship
Foundation.”

The stellar line-up of participating astronauts include Gemini and Apollo
astronauts Lovell and Jim McDivitt; Skylab and Space Shuttle astronaut Owen
Garriott
; Apollo-Soyuz Test Project and Space Shuttle astronaut Vance Brand;
veteran Space Shuttle astronauts Hank Hartsfield, Rick Hauck, Steve Hawley and
four additional American heroes!

Limited to the first 350 to subscribe, members also receive two Kennedy
Space Center Visitor Complex admission tickets ($80 value), a certificate of
membership and an archival photo box with protective sleeves to keep the
photos in pristine condition.

The Astronaut Autograph Club can be joined for a recurring monthly charge
of $49.95 for twelve months or save $100 when making a one-time payment of
$499. Orders can be placed online at www.AstronautScholarship.org or by
calling 321-455-7014.

Unlike other ‘flavor-of-the-month’ services, the Astronaut Autograph Club
makes for the perfect gift that will be long-treasured after the holidays and
for many years to come. Memberships are going fast.

All proceeds go directly to fund college scholarships to exceptional
students in the science or engineering field of their major. The Astronaut
Scholarship Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, awards 20 $10,000
scholarships annually and has awarded more than $2.6 million to students
nationwide. For more information, log on to www.AstronautScholarship.org or
call 321-455-7012.

SOURCE Astronaut Scholarship Foundation


Source: newswire



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