NASA STS-114 Packet with JAXA Japanese Fan & First Day Cover
From NASA Apollo-Soyuz Russian Language instructor-interpreter Anatole Forostenko’s personal collection.
Honoring STS-114’s “Return To Flight” mission, this 9.5″x11.7″ NASA folder includes: 9.3″x12″, 12 page, May 13, 2005, Spaceport News featuring STS-114 articles, photos, and crew bios; 8.5″x11″ crew portrait litho with bios on back; two 8″x10″ Discovery Launch/Landing lithos with info on back; 8.5″x11″ tech applications litho; 8.5″x11″ two-sided NASA Facts with STS-114 mission and crew info; 11″x17″ Information Summaries listing all Shuttle missions before STS-114, with details; Artcraft US Space Accomplishments cover with two Benefiting Mankind shuttle stamps postmarked First Day of Issue, May 21, 1981, Kennedy Space Center, plus four space stamps; and 7.6″x11″ plastic/paper fan honoring STS-114 JAXA astronaut Soichi Noguchi.
Dr. Forostenko led a Russian language team at NASA’s Astronaut Office to prepare astronauts to communicate with cosmonauts during Apollo-Soyuz, working closely with both crews as instructor-interpreter.
NOTE: Some slight bends and dings on folder, News, 8″x10″ lithos, and Facts.