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Flown STS-7 HRSI Tile

Removed from Space Shuttle Challenger after the STS-7 Mission.

The flight of the first US Female Astronaut - Sally Ride

Price: $4,495


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This tile can only be sold/shipped within the USA. And cannot leave the USA after purchase.
This HRSI Space Shuttle Tile measures 6.5"x 6.5"x 2" and was flown aboard the Challenger Space Shuttle on its STS-7 mission, and comes wrapped within its original removal wrapping and also comes with the official NASA Flown Hardware Removal Tag.

The Removal Tag reads: Orbiter No: 099 (which refers to Challenger) and the STS Number of 7

Very rarely do intact Space Shuttle Tiles come to market, least of all a Challenger Tile on a historically significant flight. STS-7 was the flight of the first US Female Astronaut - Sally Ride.

Space Shuttle Tile FAQ:

What does HRSI Mean?

High-temperature reusable surface insulation

Where on the Shuttle was this Tile located?

This tile's location can be found by its Part Number - V070-191001-012
which identifies it as coming from the Lower Forward Fuselage - see diagram


Close up:


Was the Tile definitely flown?

Yes. The NASA Removal Tag not only states that it was flown, but also provides the relevant information required to find out which mission it was flown on (as explained above).

What is the Tile made from exactly?

Here is a diagram explaining the Tile in detail.




Rear side


This Tile can only be sold/shipped within the USA. And cannot leave the USA after purchase.

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