presented to James C. Harrington and signed in print by astronauts John Young and Robert Crippen. The certificate reads, "This flag was flown aboard Space Shuttle "Columbia" (STS-1) April 12-14, 1981. It is presented to you in recognition of the significant contribution you made to the success of the mission." These important mementos from the inaugural flight of the Space Shuttle program are displayed a plain black wooden frame.
Flag 4 x 5.5in.; Frame 10.75 x 8.5 in.
From the personal collection of the late James (Jim) C. Harrington, an operations engineer with Grumman Aerospace Corporation who worked on the Lunar Module for NASA's Apollo Program and who later served as NASA Spacelab Division Director
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