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Rare 1985 NASA Challenger Packet 

"The Challenge Fund"

For Continuing Education in Space Exploration


Original  Packet


This packet contains

- Three Original Press Photos

- Two Mission Patch Sticker Decals

- Letter From President Ronald Reagan

- Original Packing Slip to order Commemorative Packets

- Original letter / statement from the Young Astronaut Council

- Commemorative Fold Poster


** The Challenger Disaster **


The Space Shuttle Challenger disaster was a fatal accident in the United States' space program that occurred on January 28, 1986, when the Space Shuttle Challenger broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, killing all seven crew members aboard. The mission carried the designation STS-51-L and was the tenth flight for the Challenger orbiter and twenty-fifth flight of the Space Shuttle fleet. The crew was sch