50th Anniversary Mercury Freedom 7 Patch
Item #: MP-50YEARS-SHEPARD
50th Anniversary Mercury Freedom 7 Patch Limited Edition This patch celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Mercury Freedom 7 flight. On May 5, 1961, Shepard piloted the Freedom 7 mission and became the second person, and the first American, to travel into space. This patch is 5" x 3.25" and is fully embroidered, have an iron-on backing and a merrowed overlock stitch edge. The designer of this patch is unknown. Artists Tim Gagnon and Jorges Cartes teamed up to create the 50th Anniversary Patch: Vostok 1, Yuri Gagarin First Man in Space. It is available here.
Alan Shepard 50th Anniversary Mercury Freedom 7 Patch at the Space Store is now available. This is a limited edition patch