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Box 11

 Container

Contains 11 Collections and/or Records:

NASA - STS-28 and STS-48, 1987 - 1991

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 302, Series 2
Scope and Contents The NASA series in comprised of six sub-series. The first sub-series contains miscellaneous items and the title reflects this - Aircraft Manual, Mission Chart, "History of U.S. Manned Spaceflight," compiled by Brown, and an Apollo book; photographs; audio visual material; certificates and awards; textiles; and artifacts. Some of the highlights of this series are Shuttle mission STS-28 and STS-48 related photographs, including signed crew photos and photos of Brown in space with...
Dates: 1987 - 1991

Artifacts, 1989 - 1991

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 302, Series 2, Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents The artifacts consist of sealed packages of labeled space food, marked "Training;" cloth mission patches and pins for STS-28 and STS-48; Brown's astronaut business cards; and a plaque with two halves of hold-down stud frangible nut from STS-28R presented to mission specialist Brown by staff at Kennedy Space Center. Also found in this sub-series is a piece of shuttle tile, flight weight firebrick,” and paperwork for it.
Dates: 1989 - 1991

Space food, one unopened can of tapioca pudding, stamped, "Training", circa 1989

 Item — Box: 11, Item: 1
Identifier: MSA 302, Series 2, Sub-Series 6, Item 1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The artifacts consist of sealed packages of labeled space food, marked "Training;" cloth mission patches and pins for STS-28 and STS-48; Brown's astronaut business cards; and a plaque with two halves of hold-down stud frangible nut from STS-28R presented to mission specialist Brown by staff at Kennedy Space Center. Also found in this sub-series is a piece of shuttle tile, flight weight firebrick,” and paperwork for it.
Dates: circa 1989

Space food, two unopened containers; potatoes au gratin, and noodles and chicken, both stamped, "Training", circa 1989

 Item — Box: 11, Item: 2
Identifier: MSA 302, Series 2, Sub-Series 6, Item 2
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The artifacts consist of sealed packages of labeled space food, marked "Training;" cloth mission patches and pins for STS-28 and STS-48; Brown's astronaut business cards; and a plaque with two halves of hold-down stud frangible nut from STS-28R presented to mission specialist Brown by staff at Kennedy Space Center. Also found in this sub-series is a piece of shuttle tile, flight weight firebrick,” and paperwork for it.
Dates: circa 1989

Space food, two packages; butter cookies, stamped, "Training," and crackers, circa 1989

 Item — Box: 11, Item: 3
Identifier: MSA 302, Series 2, Sub-Series 6, Item 3
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The artifacts consist of sealed packages of labeled space food, marked "Training;" cloth mission patches and pins for STS-28 and STS-48; Brown's astronaut business cards; and a plaque with two halves of hold-down stud frangible nut from STS-28R presented to mission specialist Brown by staff at Kennedy Space Center. Also found in this sub-series is a piece of shuttle tile, flight weight firebrick,” and paperwork for it.
Dates: circa 1989

Cloth and adhesive mission patches for STS-28, 1989

 Item — Box: 11, Item: 4
Identifier: MSA 302, Series 2, Sub-Series 6, Item 4
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The artifacts consist of sealed packages of labeled space food, marked "Training;" cloth mission patches and pins for STS-28 and STS-48; Brown's astronaut business cards; and a plaque with two halves of hold-down stud frangible nut from STS-28R presented to mission specialist Brown by staff at Kennedy Space Center. Also found in this sub-series is a piece of shuttle tile, flight weight firebrick,” and paperwork for it.
Dates: 1989

Cloth mission patches for STS-48, 1991

 Item — Box: 11, Item: 5
Identifier: MSA 302, Series 2, Sub-Series 6, Item 5
Scope and Contents Includes four patches.
Dates: 1991

Pins for STS-28 and STS-48, 1989 - 1991

 Item — Box: 11, Item: 6
Identifier: MSA 302, Series 2, Sub-Series 6, Item 6
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The artifacts consist of sealed packages of labeled space food, marked "Training;" cloth mission patches and pins for STS-28 and STS-48; Brown's astronaut business cards; and a plaque with two halves of hold-down stud frangible nut from STS-28R presented to mission specialist Brown by staff at Kennedy Space Center. Also found in this sub-series is a piece of shuttle tile, flight weight firebrick,” and paperwork for it.
Dates: 1989 - 1991

Business cards that state, "Mark N. Brown, Col. USAF, Astronaut", circa 1989

 Item — Box: 11, Item: 7
Identifier: MSA 302, Series 2, Sub-Series 6, Item 7
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The artifacts consist of sealed packages of labeled space food, marked "Training;" cloth mission patches and pins for STS-28 and STS-48; Brown's astronaut business cards; and a plaque with two halves of hold-down stud frangible nut from STS-28R presented to mission specialist Brown by staff at Kennedy Space Center. Also found in this sub-series is a piece of shuttle tile, flight weight firebrick,” and paperwork for it.
Dates: circa 1989

Space shuttle tile; "flight weight firebrick" that protects shuttle from heat buildup during reentry, circa 1991

 Item — Box: 11, Item: 8
Identifier: MSA 302, Series 2, Sub-Series 6, Item 8
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The artifacts consist of sealed packages of labeled space food, marked "Training;" cloth mission patches and pins for STS-28 and STS-48; Brown's astronaut business cards; and a plaque with two halves of hold-down stud frangible nut from STS-28R presented to mission specialist Brown by staff at Kennedy Space Center. Also found in this sub-series is a piece of shuttle tile, flight weight firebrick,” and paperwork for it.
Dates: circa 1991

Mark N. Brown papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 302
Scope and Contents The Mark N. Brown papers include papers and memorabilia of retired astronaut and Purdue Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering alumnus, Mark N. Brown. Included are Brown's textbooks from his studies at Purdue, Air Force ROTC certificate, Apollo program photographs that were pinned to Brown's Purdue dorm room wall while he was a student in the early 1970s, a Purdue paper airplane contest trophy, along with other Purdue memorabilia.  The collection also includes NASA memorabilia...
Dates: 1963 - 1991