Roy D. Bridges, Jr., papers, 1985-1987 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
Extent: 0.4 Cubic feet
Predominant Dates: 1985
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Scope and Contents: The Roy D. Bridges, Jr. papers (1985-1987; 0.4 cubic feet) document the life and career of astronaut Roy Bridges, Jr. and primarily include materials related to the space shuttle mission STS-51F. Included are Bridges' log book recounting his time on the space shuttle, schematics, and other notes, as well as flight notes on “knee pad cards.”The audio visual material covers the launch of the space shuttle Challenger and an interview of Bridges for the PBS Frontline television program. Also included are photographs of Bridges and the entire crew of the shuttle.