STS-51D Mission Patch
Item #: MP51D
16th Space Shuttle Mission 4th Flight of Discovery Crew: Karol J. Bobko, Commander Donald E. Williams, Pilot M. Rhea Seddon, Mission Specialist S. David Griggs, Mission Specialist Jeffrey A. Hoffman, Mission Specialist Charles D. Walker, Payload Specialist U.S. Senator E.J. Garn, Payload Specialist U.S. Senator E.J. Garn (R-Utah) became the first civilian observer to fly aboard a Space Shuttle. Garn acted as a Payload Specialist and Congressional Observer and participated in a host of medical experiments during the flight.