Guide to the Space Shuttle Challenger mission STS-7 checklist 1983
Cage 4806

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
United States. Government Printing Office.
Title
Space Shuttle Challenger mission STS-7 checklist
ID
Cage 4806
Date
1983
Extent
1.0 folder
General Physical Description note
.05 Linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
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.

Preferred Citation note

Space Shuttle Challenger mission STS-7 checklist, 1983

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

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).

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Scope and Contents note

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.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2016

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Conditions Governing Use note

Copyright restrictions may apply.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

John Fabian donated this item to the Washington State University Libraries in 1985.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Challenger (Spacecraft)
  • United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Genre(s)

  • Checklists.

Personal Name(s)

  • Fabian, John.
  • Ride, Sally.

Subject(s)

  • Manned space flight.
  • Science
  • Space shuttles.
  • Space vehicles.

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General note

Found in Library catalogs as "PAM deploy c/l, checklist, 1983".

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