From the Moon to Your Mailbox Astronaut Club Offers the 'Write Stuff' for the Holidays

    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Kids of all ages will
 delight in a unique "Astronaut of the Month" Christmas gift that offers an
 autographed photo and personalized letter from one of America's most famous
 astronauts for every month of 2005!
     Beginning today, the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, a nonprofit
 organization, will offer just 350 memberships to its Astronaut Autograph Club
 (AAC), as a way of raising money for its scholarship program.
     Now in its second year, the club features such legendary, Hall of Fame
 Astronauts as the second man to walk on the moon Buzz Aldrin, moonwalker Alan
 Bean, Mercury astronaut Scott Carpenter, Apollo 13 pilot Fred Haise, Apollo
 astronaut Jim McDivitt, Shuttle Astronaut Robert "Hoot" Gibson and more!  All
 of the astronauts will share their heroic story of traveling to outer space in
 a personalized letter that will accompany the hand-signed photo each month.
     AAC members will also receive a handsome photo box to store their
 autographs, as well as, two tickets to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor
 Complex in Florida, including admission to the Astronaut Hall of Fame ($70
     Unlike other 'flavor-of-the-month' services, the Astronaut Autograph Club
 makes the perfect gift, which will be long-treasured after the holidays and
 for many years to come.
     The Astronaut Autograph Club can be ordered for a recurring charge of
 $49.95 for 12 months or by making a one-time payment of $499, saving $100!
 Orders can be placed at or by calling 321-
     All money raised by the AAC will go to fund scholarships for exceptional
 college students pursuing advanced degrees in science or engineering. Through
 the years, the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation has awarded nearly $2 million
 in scholarships to 183 students. The Foundation currently awards $170,000 in
 scholarships annually.
     The Astronaut Autograph Club is produced in cooperation with
     About the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation:
     Established by the original Mercury Astronauts in 1984, the Astronaut
 Scholarship Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to
 helping the United States retain its world leadership in science and
 technology by providing scholarships to college students who exhibit
 motivation, imagination, and exceptional performance in these fields.  For
 more information, call 321-269-6101 x6120 or see

SOURCE Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

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