Huge archive of official NASA publications from the Space Shuttle era, including press kits, brochures, publicity materials, and other ephemera. Among the highlights are:
Official NASA press kits for STS-30, STS-37, STS-39, STS-40, STS-42, STS-43, STS-44, STS-45, STS-46, STS-47, STS-48, STS-49, STS-50, STS-51, STS-51-L (Challenger), STS-52, STS-54, STS-55, STS-58, STS-59, STS-60, STS-61, STS-62, STS-65, STS-67, STS-68, STS-69 STS-71, STS-72, STS-73, STS-74, and STS-75.
Official NASA pamphlets and brochures about specific payloads, projects, and experiments, including: United States Microgravity Payload (USMP), Protein Crystal Growth, Advanced X-Ray Astrophysics Facility, Civil Space Technology Initiative, Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), Shuttle Solar Backscatter Ultraviolet Experiment, Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI), Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer, Atmospheric Laboratory for Applications and Science (ATLAS), Space Infrared Telescope Facility (SIRTF), Lambda-Point Experiment, Tank Pressure Control Experiment, Spacelab J, Microgravity Laboratory, Spacelab Life Sciences, Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS), and Gamma Ray Observatory.
Press kits from institutions including: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite), University of Colorado at Boulder (Solar Stellar Irradiance Comparison Experiment), University of Wisconsin-Madison (Wisconsin Photo-Polarimeter Experiment on ASTRO 1), and Johns Hopkins University (Hopkins Ultraviolet Telescope).
Press kits, pamphlets, and brochures from contractors and other space agencies, including Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (SIR-C/X-SAR), Dornier (Rosat), Zeiss (Rosat), Orbital Sciences Corporation (SCD1/Pegasus), Ball Aerospace (CRRES), Boeing (Internal Upper Stage Rocket), Aerojet (DSP Sensors), McDonnell Douglas (Delta II Launch Vehicle), and Martin Marietta (Mars GRS).
Includes various other bulletins, magazines, and fact sheets, as well as two baseball caps: one with the Apollo 11 insignia and one honoring the "Courageous Crew" lost in the Challenger disaster. In overall very good to fine condition, with dampstaining to a few of the press kits. An impressive, instant reference library offering an overwhelming wealth of information about NASA's projects and programs during the Space Shuttle era.
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