STS-51-L Launch Guest Information Pack

Whole Object Name

STS-51-L Launch Guest Information Pack

Collection

Space Memorabilia

Description

Information pack for guest invited to the launch of STS-51-L on 28 January 1986. The pack contains:

• America’s Spaceport booklet
• STS-51-L crew photograph
• Next Logical Step booklet
• Details of Space Ambassadors Banquet at Hilton Inn Florida Center
• Guest Information sheet
• Shuttle Mission 51-L Prelaunch Profile (coral)
• Shuttle Mission 51-L Prelaunch Profile (white)
• Kennedy Space Center parking permit
• RSVP card
• 5 Teacher in Space envelopes
• Launch Bus boarding pass
• 2 ticket stubs
• 2 NASA Important Notice cards
• 4 decals
• NASA Launch Guest badge
• Teacher in Space project badge with a picture of Christa McAuliffe
• Name badge
• NASA causeway vehicle permit
• Guest information booklet
• Shuttle stamp

STS-51-L was the Challenger disaster. Shortly after launch a booster on the Challenger shuttle failed, causing the spacecraft to break apart. Tragically, all seven crew members lost their lives. The launch was broadcast live on television in the United States due to of the presence a civilian teacher, Christa McAuliffe, who would have been the first teacher in space.

Object number

2019-24
  • image STS-51-L Launch Guest Information Pack
  • image STS-51-L crew photograph
  • image Next Logical Step booklet
  • image Guest Information sheet
  • image 4 decals
  • image Details of Space Ambassadors Banquet at Hilton Inn Florida Center
  • image NASA Launch Guest badge
  • image Shuttle Mission 51-L Prelaunch Profile (white) - front
  • image Shuttle Mission 51-L Prelaunch Profile (white) - back
  • image 5 Teacher in Space envelopes
  • image Name badge
  • image Shuttle stamp
  • image Launch Bus boarding pass
  • image Ticket stub
  • image Ticket stub
  • image 2 NASA Important Notice cards
  • image Guest information booklet - front
  • image Guest information booklet - back
  • image NASA causeway vehicle permit - front
  • image NASA causeway vehicle permit - back
  • image RSVP card
  • image RSVP card
  • image Shuttle Mission 51-L Prelaunch Profile (coral)
  • image Shuttle Mission 51-L Prelaunch Profile (coral) - back
  • image Kennedy Space Center parking permit
  • image Kennedy Space Center parking permit - back
  • image America’s Spaceport booklet
  • image STS-51-L Launch Guest Information Pack
  • image STS-51-L crew photograph
  • image Next Logical Step booklet
  • image Guest Information sheet
  • image 4 decals
  • image Details of Space Ambassadors Banquet at Hilton Inn Florida Center
  • image NASA Launch Guest badge
  • image Shuttle Mission 51-L Prelaunch Profile (white) - front
  • image Shuttle Mission 51-L Prelaunch Profile (white) - back
  • image 5 Teacher in Space envelopes
  • image Name badge
  • image Shuttle stamp
  • image Launch Bus boarding pass
  • image Ticket stub
  • image Ticket stub
  • image 2 NASA Important Notice cards
  • image Guest information booklet - front
  • image Guest information booklet - back
  • image NASA causeway vehicle permit - front
  • image NASA causeway vehicle permit - back
  • image RSVP card
  • image RSVP card
  • image Shuttle Mission 51-L Prelaunch Profile (coral)
  • image Shuttle Mission 51-L Prelaunch Profile (coral) - back
  • image Kennedy Space Center parking permit
  • image Kennedy Space Center parking permit - back
  • image America’s Spaceport booklet

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