SPACE SHUTTLE DISCOVERY - STS - 51G CREW - PRINTED PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED IN INK CO-SIGNED BY: CAPTAIN JOHN O. CREIGHTON, CAPTAIN DANIEL C. BRANDENSTEIN, COLONEL JOHN M. FABIAN, COLONEL STEVE NAGEL, SHANNON W. LUCID - HFSID 131702
SPACE SHUTTLE DISCOVERY STS-51G: DANIEL C. BRANDENSTEIN, JOHN O. CREIGHTON, SHANNON W. LUCID, JOHN M. FABIAN and STEVEN R. NAGEL Five
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SPACE SHUTTLE DISCOVERY STS-51G: DANIEL C. BRANDENSTEIN, JOHN O. CREIGHTON, SHANNON W. LUCID, JOHN M. FABIAN and STEVEN R. NAGEL Five crewmembers have signed this official NASA printed crew photo Printed Photograph Signed in Ink: Commander "Dan Brandenstein", Pilot "J.O. Creighton" and Mission Specialists "Shannon Lucid", "Steve/ Nagel" and "John/ Fabian". Color, 10x8. Official NASA photograph. Payload specialists Patrick Baudry of France and Sultan Salman Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia are pictured but did not sign. Space shuttle mission STS-51G, the eighteenth orbital flight and the fifth flight of Discovery, was launched from the Kennedy Space Center on April 12, 1985 and returned to Edwards Air Force Base on June 24. The mission's crew members included DANIEL C. BRANDENSTEIN (b.1943), commander; JOHN O. CREIGHTON (b.1943), pilot; and Mission Specialists SHANNON W. LUCID (b.1943), JOHN M. FABIAN (b.1939) and STEVEN R. NAGEL (1946-2014). Payload Specialists were Patrick Baudry, of the French space agency CNES; and Saudi Prince Sultan Salman al-Saud (not signing here), the first Saudi, Muslim and royal space traveler. STS-51-G carried three communication satellites, all successfully deployed in geosynchronous orbits: MORELOS-A (Mexico) ARABSAT-A (Arab Satellite Communications Organization) and TELSTAR-3D (AT&T). The shuttle also carried the Spartan 1 retrievable package of astronomy experiments and an experimental furnace. Moreover, several French biomedical experiments, six Getaway Special experiments, and a High Precision Tracking Experiment for the Strategic Defense Initiative ("Star Wars") were successfully undertaken during the trip. This mission was the maiden space voyage for all crewmembers except Brandenstein and Fabian, who were on their second missions. In addition, two French biomedical experiments were performed. Slightly creased. Otherwise, fine condition
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