STS-51C Mission Patch
STS-51C Mission Patch

STS-51C Mission Patch

Regular price $7.50
15th Space Shuttle Mission3rd Flight of Discovery Crew:Thomas K. Mattingly II, CommanderLoren J. Shriver, PilotJames F. Buchli, Mission SpecialistEllison S. Onizuka, Mission SpecialistGary E. Payton, Payload Specialist This was the first dedicated Department of Defense mission. Elements of the mission were kept secret. However, it was reported that a U.S. Air Force Inertial Upper Stage (IUS) booster successfully deployed a secret payload.