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Space Shuttle Commemorative Patch Entry
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I would like to describe a patch that I envision:

A rectangular patch large enough to hold the following:

From the STS 129 patch - use a picture of earth showing North America - and 3 space shuttles in launch configuration (with boosters and fuel tank) standing straight up. One each stands at each of the 3 main NASA sites; California (Edwards AFB), Houston, and Florida. Underneath each are the names of currently active shuttles; Atlantis, Discovery, and Endeavour. They should be seen as standing at attention, as if saluting. Above the earth in a star filled skyscape are the two lost shuttles flying, pointed right. These two shuttles would be pictured as all white with golden halos over the cockpit "head", and their names Challenger and Columbia either on the shuttle body or underneath. Finally, either above or below this picture would be the words: "Honoring those who have flown, and those who have fallen".

As it is, this would be a fairly busy patch, but if possible, it would be nice to have the last names of the 14 fallen astronauts all around the edges of the patch.
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