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Item 8520 - STS-86 Flown FIB Blanket Catalog 511 (Oct 2017)

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Very uncommon flown Flexible Insulation Blanket (FIB) carried aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis during the STS-86 mission from September 25 to October 6, 1997, measuring 12.5 x 16, with stamped part numbers to white side: "V070-391137-021…34BOPV." Includes original disposal bag and copies of NASA processing sheets showing red service condemned tag marked "Scrap." The FIB is made of low-density fibrous silica batting material. There are approximately 24,300 tiles and 2,300 Flexible Insulation Blankets on the outside of each Orbiter. In very good to fine condition, with expected wear. Flown status presumed by aerospace memorabilia specialist Ken Havekotte. From the collection of aerospace memorabilia specialist Ken Havekotte.

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