Columbia BracketThis is a genuine Flown Structural Support Bracket from the Columbia Space Shuttle Orbiter. It was originally purchased at a NASA kennedy Space Center Auction back in the 1990's.
This artifact was removed from the OV-102 Space Shuttle and inspected by NASA/KSC technicians on September 17, 1986.
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The dimensions are about 2.25 inches by 1.6 inches.
This unit is made from an aerospace grade high strength aluminum alloy.
This bracket most likely flew aboard STS-61-C which launched on January 12, 1986 and returned to earth on January 18, 1986.
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