Card, Trading, STS-87 Mission

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

This set of collectible STS-87 commemorative cards marked the flight of the Space Shuttle orbiter Columbia on a mission in November 1997. The mission included flying the United States Microgravity Payload, a Spacelab project managed by Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

The card set was collected by Nancy Yasecko, a filmmaker who grew up in Florida near Cape Canaveral, and whose film "Growing Up with Rockets," released in 1985, is a personal memoir of growing up in the shadow of the United States' civil human spaceflight program. The card set is part of a collection of artifacts that Yasecko donated to the Museum in 2012 along with a copy of the film, which is held by the Museum's film archives.

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Gift of The Growing Up with Rockets Collection

Materials

Paper, Ink, Plastic

Dimensions

3-D: 10.5 x 7.9 x 1cm (4 1/8 x 3 1/8 x 3/8 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Type

MEMORABILIA-Events

Inventory Number

A20130191000