STS-51G Mission Patch
Item #: MP51G
18th Space Shuttle Mission 5th Flight of Discovery Crew: Daniel C. Brandenstein, Commander John O. Creighton, Pilot Shannon W. Lucid, Mission Specialist Steven R. Nagel, Mission Specialist John M. Fabian, Mission Specialist Patrick Baudry, Payload Specialist Sultan Salman Al-Saud, Payload Specialist The crew included French and Saudi Arabian astronauts in the first Shuttle flight employing astronauts from three nations. Three communications satellites, all attached to PAM-D solid rocket motors, were deployed. These included MORELOS-A for Mexico, ARABSAT-A for the Arab Satellite Communications Organization and TELSTAR-3D for A,T&T.