STS-41 Mission Patch

$8.95 8.95

Brand: The Space Store

Product Code: MP41

Availability:In stock

36th Space Shuttle Mission11th Flight of Discovery Crew:Richard N. Richards, CommanderRobert D. Cabana, PilotWilliam M. Shepherd, Mission SpecialistBruce E. Melnick, Mission SpecialistThomas D. Akers, Mission Specialist The Ulysses, a European Space Agency spacecraft designed to explore the polar regions of the sun, was deployed. For the first time, an Inertial Upper Stage (IUS) booster and a payload-specific Payload Assist Module-S (PAM-S) booster were combined on one spacecraft to send Ulysses toward the sun.