Marc Garneau STS-41-G Mission Crest View larger

Marc Garneau STS-41-G Mission Crest

3741

The National Research Council mission crest for 41-G is commemorative of the first space flight by a Canadian, Marc Garneau.

More details

This product is no longer in stock

CAD$3.95

Add to wishlist

More info

The design is based on Leonardo da Vinci's famous The Proportions of the Human Figure, the drawing of a man whose outstretched arms touch the perimeter of a square and whose feet, the circumference of a circle. In this case, the central figure and two others, free-floating behind it, denote weightlessness in zero-gravity. The three figures represent the different research areas involved in the experiments Garneau will conduct during the mission - space technology, space science and life sciences.