Elite Astronaut Club Launches for Valentine's Day

Jan 26, 2010, 08:30 ET from Astronaut Scholarship Foundation

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Give that special someone some SPACE this Valentine's Day with a membership to a unique society – the Astronaut Autograph Club (AAC).  Sign them up today and your Valentine will receive a personalized letter and an autographed photo from legendary Astronauts and Space Icons for every month of the year!  

Nowhere else on Earth can they get such a unique gift, as the club promises a full year of unforgettable photos and inside stories from legends that have filled history books! In addition, all proceeds benefit the nonprofit Astronaut Scholarship Foundation who provides college scholarships for top engineering and science students across the nation.

The 2010 roster of star signers includes: Apollo astronauts Rusty Schweickart and Al Worden; Apollo-Skylab astronaut Jerry Carr; Space Shuttle astronauts (first woman commander) Eileen Collins, George "Pinky" Nelson, Loren Shriver, Robert Springer, and Jim Wetherbee; Soyuz cosmonaut Richard Garriott; NASA Pad Leader Guenter Wendt; first NASA nurse Dee O'Hara and more!

Your Valentine will receive with membership twelve 8 x 10" authentic, autographed photos, twelve amazing personalized letters, a certificate of membership, an archival photo box with protective sleeves, and as a special bonus - two admission tickets to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex ($80 value, while supplies last).

Memberships are sold on a first-come, first-served basis and may be secured with a one-time payment of $499 or with twelve monthly installments of $49.95, plus shipping.

Love is in the air and you can capture it with this exclusive club. Order yours today www.astronautscholarship.org/2010aac or 321.455.7014 and make the love of your life see stars!

Proceeds benefit the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF), a 501(c)(3), nonprofit organization, which was established in 1984 by the six surviving members of America's original Mercury astronauts. Its mission is to aid the United States in retaining its world leadership in science and technology by providing scholarships for college students who exhibit motivation, imagination, and exceptional performance in these fields. ASF funds 19 $10,000 scholarships annually and has awarded more than $2.8 million to deserving students nationwide. For more information, call 321-455-7015 or log on to www.AstronautScholarship.org.

SOURCE Astronaut Scholarship Foundation