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Manufactured by:
Barrier-Wear, American  Search this
Issued by:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, American, founded 1958  Search this
Owned by:
Maj. Gen. Charles F. Bolden Jr., American, born 1946  Search this
cloth with metal
On form: 30 × 20 × 8 in. (76.2 × 50.8 × 20.3 cm)
bomber jackets
Place made:
Barrier-Wear Inc., Colorado, United States, North and Central America
after 1985
Blue flight jacket featuring seven different patches. An American flag patch appears on the proper left shoulder of the flight jacket. A patch on the proper right shoulder depicts a space shuttle ascending vertically above stars set against a red, orange, and yellow background. A blue and white type on the patch reads: [19 / 80]. The proper left breast of the jacket features two patches. The top patch depicts a space shuttle with a satellite, set against a representation of the American flag and Russian flag. Gold type surrounding depiction in a circle reads, [BOLDEN / SEGA / REIGHTLER / CHANG-DIAZ / DAVIS / KRIKALEV]. The patch below depicts a gold set of wings with gold type reading: [CHARLIE BOLDEN]. The patch on the proper left lower torso depicts an ascending space shuttle above part of an American flag. Gold type on the patch reads: [GIBSON BOLDEN / NELSON HAWKLEY CHANG-DIAZ / CENKER NELSON]. The patch on the proper right breast depicts a Space shuttle flying away from Earth. Blue type borders the scene and reads: [LICHTENBERG FRIMOUT SULLIVAN FOALE / BOLDEN DUFFY LEESTMA / ATLAS]. The patch on the proper right lower torso depicts a space shuttle, in space, flying by a satellite. White type bordering scene reads: [SHRIVER + BOLDEN / HAWLEY + McCANDLESS + SULLIVAN]. A white tag with black type appears on inside of flight jacket. The tag reads: [ITEM: FLIGHT JACKET LINER / CONTACT NO. NAS-9-17415 / PART NO. SED 33102968-301 / SIZE M / S / BARRIER-WEAR, INC. MANCOS, CO].
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Maj. Gen. Charles F. Bolden Jr., USMC (Ret)
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture