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    Space Shuttle Columbia (STS-1) Flown Robbins Silver Medallion, Serial Number 72F, from the collection of astronaut Jack Lousma. 35mm, with the mission dates engraved on the reverse, "April 12, 1981" and "April 14, 1981 / RW23 Edwards AFB", in plastic case with sticker marked "72F Silver" on lid. This medallion was flown aboard Columbia, the first manned, reusable spacecraft, during April 12-14, 1981.

    The design features the shuttle and its orbit around the Earth. This high-risk mission was the first of four successful Orbital Test Flights. The reverse includes the names of the crew members, John W. Young and Robert L. Crippen, and the engraved dates.

    This scarce medallion from the first Space Shuttle mission comes complete with a handwritten Letter of Certification from Jack Lousma. From the personal collection of Jack Lousma.


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