DescriptionSpace Shuttle (STS-5, STS-41-B, & STS-35) Flown Mission Insignia Patches and a Group of NASA Memorabilia Originally from the Personal Collection of Astronaut Vance Brand. A group of three flown embroidered crew patches, one each from the space shuttle missions commanded by Vance Brand: STS-5 Columbia- 4" diameter; STS-35 Columbia- 4" diameter; and STS-41-B Challenger- 5.875" x 3.75".
Also included: Apollo 10- Kennedy Space Center folder containing welcome, schedule, and press release regarding launch of Apollo 10, etc.; Apollo 15- "On the Moon with Apollo 15" NASA publication and Apollo 15 Team Member bumper sticker (Brand was backup command module pilot for Apollo 15); and STS-35- "Mission Highlights" and "Press Kit" NASA publications. All items are in generally excellent condition.
Included with this lot are three separate signed Letters of Authenticity from Kevin Brand, son of astronaut Vance Brand, that read, in part: "...[This] patch was part of a presentation of 4 flown patches given to me by my father, representing each of his missions (Apollo/Soyuz, STS-5. STS-41-B, and STS-35)."
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