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"Mach 25" Tape

Mission: STS-101 Atlantis   Crew: James Halsell, Jr.
Scott Horowitz
Susan Helms
Yury Usachev
James Voss
Mary Ellen Weber
Jeff Williams
Launch: May 19, 2000  
Landing: May 29, 2000  
Duration: 9 days, 20 hours  
Comment: First use of the orbiter's new glass cockpit

Mach 25 tape was used by the STS-101 crew to complete many of their tasks on orbit. This sample and its certificate were presented to an employee at Boeing for assisting with upgrading Atlantis for spaceflight. Mach 25, or as its more commonly known, duct tape has been used in space on all NASA missions, dating as far back as the Apollo Program.

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