Artifacts from the 1984 Discovery Space Shuttle Mission
Material carried on the maiden flight of the space shuttle orbiter Discovery (STS 41D, August 30 – September 5, 1984) and publicity material associated with the mission.
- August 30 – September 5, 1984
- Shawl, Stephen J. (Person)
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Item 1: Dust jacket of Out of the Darkness, by Clyde W. Tombaugh and Patrick Moore (Harrisburg: Stackpole Books, 1980) autographed (on front) by Tombaugh (April 6, 1984) and inside by 50 alumni and faculty of the University of Kansas Astronomy Department and members of the Astronomy Associates of Lawrence, and by Steven Hawley, KU alumnus and member of the crew of the orbiter.
Hawley's inscription reads: Steven Hawley -- STS 41D August 30-Sept 5, 1984. This dust jacket was carried by Hawley on the maiden flight of Discovery and presented by him to the University of Kansas.
Item 6: "My Launch with Steve", by Shawl was printed in Kansas Alumni, pages 6-7. The article is on the launch of the Discovery.
Pryce MS J2
Gift of Stephen Shawl, Associate Professor of Astronomy, KU.
- Guide to the Discovery Collection
- Artifacts from the 1984 Discovery Space Shuttle Mission
- Finding aid prepared by am, 1986.
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Discovery Collection , Department of Special Collections, Pryce MS J2, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries