Space Shuttle STS-30 Atlantis Flown Insulation Blanket
Genuine segment of STS-30 Space Shuttle Atlantis flown thermal protection blanket attached to a mission photograph.
This space flown presentation depicts the Space Shuttle Atlantis taking off from the launchpad. STS-30 was the 29th NASA Space Shuttle mission and the fourth mission for Space Shuttle Atlantis. It was the fourth shuttle launch since the Challenger disaster and the first shuttle mission since the disaster to have a female astronaut on board. The mission launched from Kennedy Space Center, Florida, on 4th May 1989, and landed four days later on 8th May. During the mission, Atlantis deployed the Venus-bound Magellan probe into orbit.
- Genuine segment of STS-86 Atlantis thermal insulation blanket
- Attached to a 10" x 8" STS-86 Magellan probe deployment photograph
- Printed on original glossy Fuji Crystal Archive Supreme® paper (226µ, 238 gr/m²)
- Includes certificate of authenticity with holographic logo and company stamp
- Comes sealed in a clear protective 8" x 10" toploader
The space flown material was officially scrapped by NASA after use and was verified with an official parts removal tag that reads "TCS-4-05-096 / V070-362109-013 / AM 6034".
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