posted 04-25-2013 12:01 AM
I have seen references to how AB Emblem changed the way they make space patches sometime during the shuttle program years. Does anyone know when they made the changes to the way they embroider patches?
Posts: 242 From: Bothell, WA Registered: Jan 2013
posted 04-25-2013 12:02 AM
I am also curious if there are any embroidery companies out there that still use the same type of machines that A-B and others used in that era.
posted 04-26-2013 09:13 PM
I believe the change was made after STS-90 in 1998.
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Posts: 32226 From: Houston, TX Registered: Nov 1999
posted 05-01-2013 11:01 AM
Kati Phelps at AB Emblem shares that based on their design numbers, the changeover from Schiffli to multihead equipment began with STS-87, then STS-92, STS-96 and forward. So AB Emblem started the transition in 1997.