Space Shuttle Challenger AFRSI from STS 41-G
Fragment of flown Advanced Flexible Reuseable Surface Insulation Blanket (AFRSI) from Space Shuttle Challenger Mission STS 41-G for the purpose of deploying the Earth Radiation Budget Satellite (ERBS). Launched October 5, 1984, and return landed October 13, 1984. STS 41-G was the 13th flight of NASA's Space Shuttle program and the sixth flight of Space Shuttle Challenger. It was the first shuttle mission to carry a crew of seven, including the first crew with two women (Sally Ride and Kathryn Sullivan), the first American EVA involving a woman (Sullivan), and the first Canadian astronaut (Marc Garneau). The pilot was Jon A. McBride of West Virginia.