Unflown sterling silver STS-79 Robbins medal, approximately 1.5″ in diameter, featuring a raised design of the mission insignia on the face. The reverse is engraved with the launch date, "September 16, 1996," and landing date and location, "September 26, 1996, RW 15, KSC, FL." The medal is serial numbered "127" and stamped with the Robbins hallmark on the edge. Condition is mint state. Accompanied by a small plastic box with stiff blue liner. From the collection of a former Robbins Company executive. STS-79 saw the Space Shuttle Atlantis dock with the Russian space station Mir, becoming the first shuttle to do so.
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