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    Space Shuttle Flown Thermal Blanket, 49" x 4". A portion of a thermal blanket flown on the Space Shuttle Columbia. Accompanied by a photocopy of NASA instructions detailing the steps to be taken to replace this blanket. In part, "Apply a bar code label to the new blanket: V070-366109-032, Bar code V20206...Scrap the following listed (obsolete) blanket, by stamping both sides with the word 'SCRAP' using red ink (per SPI-620). V070-366109-011, ocn 52B21Q - Route the following (obsolete) blanket to logistics and request logistics to place blanket in the scrap container. V070-366109-011 ocn 52B21Q." The blanket portion is stamped "SCRAP" in red ink on both sides and the bar code label "OV-102/ V20206" is affixed and the code "V070-366109-011" is stamped on verso. The Columbia was Orbiter Vehicle-102 (OV-102). It had last flown November 19 to December 5, 1997 (STS-87). The next shuttle launch was Endeavour (STS-89) whose mission lasted from January 22-31, 1998. The photocopy indicates the blanket was replaced on February 11, 1998. The next shuttle launch was the Columbia which returned to space (STS-90) April 17 to May 3, 1998, with its new blanket.

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