Space Shuttle Challenger mission STS-7 checklist
Acquisition And Processing Information
John Fabian donated this item to the Washington State University Libraries in 1985.
Number of containers: 1 folder
Linear feet of shelf space: .05
John Fabian, a 1962 graduate from Washington State University with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, earned a master's degree in Aerospace Engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology (1964) and a Ph.D. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the University of Washington (1972). After serving as a member of the faculty at the U.S. Air Force Academy, he joined NASA's space shuttle program in 1978. He made his first space flight in 1983 as a member of the Space Shuttle Challenger crew (mission STS-7, June 18-24, 1983).
This collection consists of a single item: a mission checklist used by astronauts John Fabian and Sally Ride during deployment of two telecommunications satellites, the Anik and the Palapa, during a mission of the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983. It is a 3-ring binder divided into several sections. Many pages include marks and annotations made by the astronauts during the mission. The cover is inscribed by Fabian.
Manned space flight
Checklists -- specimens
This collection is open and available for research use. Copyright restrictions may apply.
The suggested citation for the collection is:
Space Shuttle Challenger mission STS-7 checklist, 1983
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Washington State University Libraries
This document is in English.