4" Embroidered Space Patch for the STS-72 Mission
Tenth Endeavour flight. The Japanese Space Flyer Unit (SFU) was captured after being launched on March 17, 1995. The deployment and retrieval of the OAST-Flyer with four experiments on board. Also carried on the flight was the Shuttle Solar Backscatter Ultraviolet Experiment, Shuttle Laser Altimeter Payload, Space Tissue Loss Experiment and three Getaway Specials. Landed January 20, 1996 at Kennedy Space Center, FL. Mission Duration: 218 hours 41 seconds.
Launch Date: January 11, 1996 Launch Vehicle: Endeavour Crew: Commander: Brian Duffy, Pilot: Brent W. Jett, Mission Specialists: Leroy Chiao, Daniel T. Barry, Winston E. Scott, Koichi Wakata,