Flight-flown printed fabric American flag, 5.75 x 4, flown aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1985. Flag is accompanied by an 8.5 x 11 presentation folder stating: “Old Glory. Flown on Space Shuttle ‘Challenger’ Mission 61-A, October 31–November 6, 1985. To commemorate conveyance of Space Shuttle ‘Enterprise’ from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, 1985 Wright Memorial Dinner.” The flag is detached from the certificate, which bears the printed signatures of President George Bush and two NASA officials. Areas of heavy staining and two blocks of mild to moderate toning affecting the printed text, otherwise fine condition. RRAuction COA.
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