Detail View: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Collection: STS-81 Mission Insignia

Name of Image: 
STS-81 Mission Insignia
Full Description: 
The crew patch for STS-81 , the fifth Shuttle-Mir docking mission, is shaped to represent the Roman numeral V. The Shuttle Atlantis is launching toward a rendezvous with Russia's Mir Space Station, silhouetted in the background. Atlantis and the STS-81 crew spent several days docked to Mir during which time Jerry M. Lineger (NASA-Mir-4) replaced astronaut John Blaha (NASA-Mir-3) as the U.S. crew member onboard Mir. The U.S. and Russian flags are depicted along with the names of the shuttle crew.
Date of Image: 
1996-06-01
Category: 
Space Shuttle Projects
term: 
Crew Patch
facet_who: 
John Blaha
facet_what: 
Russian Mir Space Station
facet_where: 
Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Reference Number: 
MSFC-75-SA-4105-2C
MIX #: 
9608278
NIX #: 
MSFC-9608278
MSFC Negative Number: 
9608278
UID: 
SPD-MARSH-9608278
original url: 
http://mix.msfc.nasa.gov/abstracts.php?p=3594