SPACE SHUTTLE

The goal of the space shuttle was to decrease the cost of the space program by reusing as much of the hardware as possible.

SPECIAL INTEREST ITEMS

Space Shuttle Orbiter Flown Foil samples: These two presentations (above and below) both contain pieces of flown Kapton foil or insulation blanket flown on selected mission from each of the Space shuttle orbiter fleet.
Space Shuttle Columbia Flown Fragment (STS-5 mission):

This is a limited edition presentation (one of just 200) containing an actual piece of the Space Shuttle Columbia that flew 1.8 million miles in orbit around the Earth on its first operational mission (STS-5).
Space Shuttle Columbia Flown Payload bay lining (STS-5 mission):

Another limited edition presentation containing an actual piece of the Space Shuttle Columbia's Payload bay lining flown on the first operational shuttle mission STS-5.
Space Shuttle Atlantis Flown Payload bay lining (STS-71 mission):

Another limited edition presentation containing an actual piece of the Space Shuttle Atlantis' Payload bay lining flown on the first docking with the Russian Mir Space station (STS-71 on June-July 1995).

TOPPS HEROES OF SPACEFLIGHT

From the set of 38 limited edition presentations featuring flown pieces of payload bay liner, or thermal blanket from various Space flights.

Atlantis (ssa1)
Atlantis (ssa2)
Atlantis (ssa3)
Atlantis (ssa4)
Atlantis (ssa5)
Atlantis (ssa6)
Atlantis (ssa7)
Discovery (ssd)
Discovery (ssd1)
Discovery (ssd2)
Discovery (ssd3)
Discovery (ssd4)
Discovery (ssd5)
Discovery (ssd6)
Discovery (ssd7)
Discovery (ssd8)
Columbia (ssc1)
Columbia (ssc2)
Columbia (ssc3)
Columbia (ssc4)
Columbia (ssc5)
Columbia (ssc6)
Columbia (ssc7)
Endeavour (sse1)
Endeavour (sse2)
Endeavour (sse3)
Endeavour (sse4)
Endeavour (sse5)
Endeavour (sse6)
Endeavour (sse7)
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COLORANO SILKS PHILATELIC NUMISMATIC COVERS
Production of these limited edition covers is typically around 300-400.

STS 26
STS 27
STS 28
STS 29
STS 30 - Magellan launch
STS 31
STS 32
STS 33
STS 34 - Galileo launch
STS 35
STS 36
STS 37
STS 38
STS 39
STS 40
STS 41
STS 42
STS 43
STS 44
STS 45
STS 46
STS 47
STS 48
STS 49 - Endeavour
STS 50
STS 51
STS 52
STS 53
STS 54
STS 55
STS 56
STS 57
STS 58
STS 59
STS 60
STS 61
STS 62
STS 63
STS 64
STS 65
STS 66 STS 67
STS 68
STS 69
STS 70
STS 71 - First Mir docking
STS 72
STS 73
STS 74
STS 75
STS 76
STS 77
STS 78
STS 79
STS 80
STS 81
STS 82
STS 83
STS 84
STS 85
STS 86
STS 87
STS 88
STS 89
STS 90
STS 91 - Last Mir docking
STS 92
STS 93
STS 94
STS 95
STS 95 - John Glenn's flight
STS 96
STS 97
STS 98
STS 99
STS 100
STS 101
STS 102
STS 103
STS 104
STS 105
STS 106
STS 107 - Columbia disaster
STS 107 - Columbia disaster
STS 108
STS 109
STS 110
STS 111
STS 112
STS 113
STS 114
STS 115
STS 116
STS 117
STS 118
STS 119
STS 120
STS 121
STS 122
STS 123
STS 124
STS 125
STS 126
STS 127
STS 128
STS 129
STS 130
STS 131
STS 132
STS 133 Final Discovery
STS 134 Final Endeavour
STS 135 Final Atlantis
Shuttle Programme End

PHILATELIC NUMISMATIC COVERS
Featuring medals containing metals flown on an undisclosed space flight.
Production of these covers was limited to 3000, each being individually serialised.

ALT 1 10th anniversary
STS 2
STS 9
STS 26
STS 29
STS 41-G
STS 51-L
STS 61-A
STS 61-C


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