S82-35627 (20 Aug. 1982) --- This is the official crew patch for the fifth (note five points of the star) NASA Space Transportation System (STS-5) flight, scheduled for November of this year. The STS-5 flight following four successful test flights. It will call for the Columbia to be manned by four astronauts ? a space agency first. Crew members for the flights are Vance D. Brand, commander; Robert F. Overmyer, pilot; and William B. Lenoir and Joseph P. Allen, mission specialists.
The NASA insignia design for space shuttle flights is reserved for use by the astronauts and for other official use as the NASA Administrator may authorize. Public availability has been approved only in the forms of illustrations by the various news media. When and if there is any change in this policy, which is not anticipated, the change will be publicly announced. Photo credit: NASA