Flown Scripps Institution of Oceanography (University of California San Diego) flag carried aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger during the STS-41-G mission. The fabric flag measures 6.75″ x 5″ and is presented on a 12″ x 15″ wooden plaque with two engraved plates: "Presented to Dr. Robert E. Stevenson, Guide, Philosopher and Friend, by Paul Scully-Power, 41-G Payload Specialist" and "This flag was flown aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger, (STS 41-G) October 5-October 13, 1984." In fine condition, with wear to the two affixed plaques. Accompanied by a copy of an Official Flight Kit list for the STS-41-G mission, with item 75 noting: "6 small Scripps flags…To be presented to Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California at San Diego." Payload Specialist Scully-Power performed a series of oceanography observations during the mission. He later presented this flag to his backup astronaut and fellow employee at the US Naval Research Lab, Robert E. Stevenson.
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