Pin for space shuttle mission STS-47

Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, founded 1908
Mae Jemison, American, born 1956
Mohri, Mamoru, Japanese, born 1948
Robert Gibson, American, born 1946
Lee, Mark Charles, American, born 1952
Jan Davis, American, born 1953
Brown, Curtis Lee Jr., American, founded 1956
Jay Apt, American, born 1949
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, American, founded 1958
Medium
metal
Dimensions
H x W x D: 7/8 x 1/2 x 1/4 in. (2.2 x 1.3 x 0.6 cm)
Type
lapel pins
Date
1992
Description
A NASA mission lapel pin for the Space Shuttle mission STS-47. The pin is oval with a stick pin back. American and Japanese flags are at the center of the pin with the Space Shuttle Endeavour overlapping them. This is bordered by brass colored metal with "GIBSON / APT / BROWN / LEE / DAVIS / JEMISON / MOHRI" etched into it.
Topic
African American
Science
Sororities
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Historical Society of Washington, DC and the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Object number
2013.133.1.1
Restrictions & Rights
No known copyright restrictions
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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