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Judith Resnik's Flag And Patch Recovered From Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster | by Sheehan Family
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Judith Resnik's Flag And Patch Recovered From Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster

Judith Arlene Resnik (April 5, 1949 – January 28, 1986) was an American engineer and a NASA astronaut who died in the destruction of the Space Shuttle Challenger during the launch of mission STS-51-L..

 

She carried this flag and patch aboard the Challenger. They were recovered from her personal bag.

 

Neil Armstrong Air and Space Museum

Wapakoneta, Ohio

October 2008

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Taken on October 4, 2008