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Astronaut Career, 1978 - 2006

 Sub-Group — Box: 49
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 1

Scope and Contents

Located in this sub-group are various photographs of Bridges in training; material from Bridges' involvement with the first Shuttle missions; STS-51F and STS-61F photos; certificate of commendation for Bridges' astronaut support activities; briefing notes and notes from speeches he gave.

Also found here is a transition binder that has material from Bridges' NASA activities, but also items as he began his transition back to the Air Force, to serve as Commander, 6510th Test Wing Change of Command, Edwards Air Force Base. See Series 4, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 3.


  • 1978 - 2006

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection material is in English.

Access Information

Collection is open for research.


2.083 Cubic Feet (Two cubic foot boxes)


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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