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#478 - STS 51-B

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Collection of flown weather reports and maps used on board the Challenger by Bob Overmyer during Shuttle mission 51-B. First, a three-page “L-O Latest Observed Weather,” report of various abort sites used during the mission, labeled at the top of the first two pages, “Overmyer,” with several notations to the bottom of the second page by Overmyer. Second, two identical 5 x 8 maps of French Polynesia. Next, two identical 5 x 8 maps of the southern portion of England, 5 x 8, both notated on the reverse in blue ballpoint by Overmyer. Fourth, a 9 x 4 cue card, labeled at the bottom, “All Veh/A,E/BAS 13,” detailing several procedures, with six swatches of Velcro affixed to the reverse. Finally, two identical 5 x 8 maps of a portion of southern Turkey. Accompanied by a handwritten letter of authenticity from Katherine Overmyer which reads: “This information was found in Bob’s flown file. In April 1985, while commanding the 51-B Challenger space shuttle, Bob recorded the wind temperatures at the abort sites. Included are maps and official cue cards.” In fine condition.


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