Flown Spacelab 1 commemorative medallion minted by the European Space Agency (ESA) and carried on STS-9 as part of the first Spacelab module, encased in an 8 x 3 x 1 Lucite block beside a presentation plaque, reading: "James B. Sterett: This Medallion, flown aboard Spacelab 1, November 28 to December 8, 1983, is given for your Exceptional Contribution to the outstandingly successful international collaboration which produced Spacelab, its first payload and its remarkable first flight." The plaque bears facsimile signatures of NASA and ESA officials. In fine condition, with a few minor scratches to the Lucite. Accompanied by a copy of the STS-9 flight kit stowage list, which states that 768 Spacelab 1 medallions were carried on the mission.
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