Sally Ride's Palapa Satellite Medal

Reverse of bronze medal showing satellite above Indonesia
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This Palapa B1 Satellite medal was owned by Dr. Sally K. Ride. Palapa is the name for a series of communication satellites owned by Indosat, an Indonesian telecommunication company. The B1 was deployed in 1983 during STS-7, the space shuttle mission in which Sally Ride became the first American woman in space.

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07/10/2019

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National Air and Space Museum

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