(S82-36286 - 31 August 1982) -- Official portrait of STS-5 mission crew. They are Astronauts Vance D. Brand (second left), commander; Robert F. Overmyer (second right), pilot; and Joseph P. Allen (left) and William S. Lenoir, both mission specialists. They pose in blue flight suits holding their helmets.
Mission: Commercial Communications Satellites (ANIK C-3)/Satellite Business Systems (SBS-C)
This is the official crew patch for the fifth (note five points of star) NASA Space Transportation System (STS-5) flight, scheduled for November of this year. The STS-5 mission is NASA's first operational STS flight following four successful test flights. It will call for Columbia to be manned by four astronauts - a space agency first.
These photo's show 3 desings of the STS-5 patch made by artist Bob McCall.
The first spacewalk or EVA was scheduled for STS-5, but problems with the EVA suits cancelled the spacewalks. The above image shows the Beta-cloth STS-5 patch.