Name Tag, In-Flight Suit, Shuttle, Sally Ride, STS-7
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- Sally K. Ride
- Astronaut Sally K. Ride wore this name tag for the six-day STS-7 Space Shuttle mission aboard Challenger in June 1983, when she became the first U.S. woman in space. As a mission specialist in the first five-member Shuttle crew, she operated a variety of orbiter systems and experiment payloads. She participated in the launch of two commercial communications satellites and also operated the remote manipulator system arm to maneuver, release, and retrieve a free-flying satellite. Astronauts chose the form of their names on the name tags worn on their jackets. On this occasion, she chose to wear her first name only.
- Dr. Ride presented her in-flight suit and name tag to the Museum in a ceremony shortly after the STS-7 mission.
- Credit Line
- Transferred from National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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- Restrictions & Rights
- Usage conditions apply
- PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Accessories
- Leather, velcro
- 2-D - Unframed (H x W): 5.1 x 10.2cm (2 x 4 in.)
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
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- National Air and Space Museum Collection
- National Air and Space Museum
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