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 poster was created by Martin Marietta Corporation, an American company that specializes in chemicals, aerospace, and electronics, for the Space Shuttle program. Martin Marietta, which would latter merge with Lockheed Corporation, designed and built the external tank of the space transportation system (STS). This poster features a large stylized drawing of the space shuttle being launched using the orange external fuel tank and two solid rocket booster that made up the STS with the shuttle.

NASA transferred this poster to the Museum in 2017.

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

Transferred by NASA


Poster, Shuttle C, Martin Martetta


2-D - Unframed (H x W): 61 × 45.7cm (2 ft. × 1 ft. 6 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America


ART-Posters, Original Art Quality

Inventory Number