Judy Resnik Signed Discovery 41-D First Day Cover


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Philatelic envelope signed by the crew of Discover 41-D: Judy Resnik”, “Hank Hartsfield”, “Mike Mullane”, “Mike Coats”, “Steven A. Hawley” and “Charles Walker”.  Space Cover bearing 20-cent Olympics stamp postmarked September 5, 1984 in Greenbelt, Maryland.

Three satellites were deployed during 41-D, Discovery‘s first flight, launched on August 30, 1984: Satellite Business System SBS-D, SYNCOM IV-2 (also known as LEASAT 2) and TELSTAR. JUDY RESNIK (1949-1986) perished with her six colleagues in the 1986 Challenger explosion.