BOB BOUDWIN SRB RECOVERY COVERS

 Bob Boudwin Covers KSC Cancels (? to STS-41)ii,iv

Mission Ship Notes
Delivery Independence Newest SRB Recovery Ship Arrives KSC
STS-01 UTC Freedom U/K if this cover exists
STS-01 UTC Liberty U/K if this cover exists
STS-02 UTC Freedom Heavy Seas after Recovery Delayed Return to Port
STS-03 UTC Freedom U/K if this cover exists
STS-03 UTC Liberty U/K if this cover exists
STS-04 UTC Freedom U/K if this cover exists
STS-04 UTC Liberty U/K if this cover exists
STS-05 UTC Freedom For the First Time All Equipment was Recovered
STS-05 UTC Liberty U/K if this cover exists
STS-06 UTC Freedom Both SRBs Splashed Down in the Atlantic
STS-06 UTC Liberty Both SRBs Splashed Down in the Atlantic
STS-07 UTC Freedom Both SRBs Recovered 188m due East
STS-07 UTC Liberty Both SRBs Recovered 188m due East
STS-08 UTC Freedom Both SRBs Recovered 188m due East
STS-08 UTC Liberty Both SRBs Recovered 188m due East
STS-09 UTC Freedom Left SRB Brought in Quickly but Right Delayed
STS-09 UTC Liberty Left SRB Brought in Quickly but Right Delayed
STS-41B UTC Freedom New Contractors
STS-41B UTC Liberty New Contractors
STS-41C UTC Freedom Both SRBs Recovered 188m due East
STS-41C UTC Liberty Both SRBs Recovered 188m due East
STS-41D UTC Freedom Left Booster Recovery with Three Normal Parachutes
STS-41D UTC Liberty Star Right Booster Recovery with Three Larger Parachutes
STS-41E None Mission Cancelled
STS-41F None Mission Cancelled
STS-41G UTC Freedom Star Boosters landed at Sea in Normal Conditions - Hand Cancel
STS-41G UTC Liberty Star Boosters landed at Sea in Normal Conditions - Hand Cancel
STS-51A UTC Freedom Star All Equipment Recovered
STS-51A UTC Liberty Star All Equipment Recovered
STS-51B UTC Freedom Star SRBs Recovered
STS-51B UTC Liberty Star SRBs Recovered
STS-51C UTC Freedom Star U/K if this cover exists
STS-51C UTC Liberty Star U/K if this cover exists
STS-51D UTC Freedom Star Morton Thiokol Boosters Recovered
STS-51D UTC Liberty Star Morton Thiokol Boosters Recovered
STS-51E None Mission Cancelled
STS-51F UTC Freedom Star Both SRBs Recovered
STS-51F UTC Liberty Star Both SRBs Recovered
STS-51G UTC Freedom Star Both SRBs Recovered
STS-51G UTC Liberty Star Both SRBs Recovered
STS-51I UTC Freedom Star Recovered all Chutes and Booster Casings
STS-51I UTC Liberty Star All three chutes opened properly
STS-51I UTC Independence First Time Independence Participated
STS-51J UTC Liberty Star Both SRBs Recovered
STS-51J UTC Independence Both SRBs Recovered
STS-51K None Mission Cancelled
STS-61A UTC Freedom Star All Boosters & Chutes Recovered in High Seas
STS-61A UTC Independence Newest Recovery Ship
STS-61B UTC Freedom Star Both SRBs Recovered
STS-61B UTC Independence Both SRBs Recovered
STS-61C UTC Independence Both SRBs Recovered
STS-61C UTC Liberty Star Recovered Right SRB
STS-51L UTC Freedom Star Sent to Recovery area with submersible Scorpia
STS-51L UTC Liberty Star Sent to Recovery area with submersible Sprint
STS-51L UTC Independence Sent to Recovery area with submersible Recon IV
STS-51L UTC Freedom Star Resumes Search March 3
STS-51L UTC Liberty Star Resumes Search with submersible Orion March 3
STS-51L UTC Independence Resumes Search with submersible Deep Drone March 3
STS-26 UTC Freedom Star Recovers Left SRB
STS-26 UTC Liberty Star Recovers Right SRB
STS-27 UTC Freedom Star U/K if this cover exists
STS-27 UTC Liberty Star U/K if this cover exists
STS-28 UTC Freedom Star Recovers Left SRB
STS-28 UTC Liberty Star Recovers Right SRB
STS-29 UTC Freedom Star Recovers Left SRB
STS-29 UTC Liberty Star Recovers Right SRB
STS-30 UTC Freedom Star Recovers Left SRB
STS-30 UTC Liberty Star Recovers Right SRB - A version with a KSC hand cancel exists
STS-31 UTC Freedom Star Recovers Right SRB
STS-31 UTC Liberty Star Recovers Left SRB
STS-32 UTC Freedom Star Recovers Right SRB
STS-32 UTC Liberty Star Recovers Left SRB
STS-33 UTC Freedom Star Recovers Right SRB in high seas
STS-33 UTC Liberty Star Recovers Left SRB in high seas
STS-34 UTC Freedom Star Recovers Right SRB
STS-34 UTC Liberty Star Recovers Left SRB
STS-35 UTC Freedom Star Recovers Right SRB
STS-35 UTC Liberty Star Recovers Left SRB
STS-36 UTC Freedom Star Recovers Left SRB
STS-36 UTC Liberty Star Recovers Right SRB
STS-38 UTC Freedom Star Recovers Right SRB
STS-38 UTC Liberty Star Recovers Left SRB
STS-41 UTC Freedom Star Recovers Left SRB
STS-41 UTC Liberty Star Recovers Right SRB
 
 
 

 

Notes General:
i ) These covers were on board the Recovery ship
ii) These were not aboard the Recovery ship
iii) There is some doubt as to whether the Cape Canaveral Port Authority cachet is genuine
iv) Bob Boudwin covers for STS-37, STS-39 and STS-40 may not exist. Note that these missions were flown in 1991 after STS-41.

Notes Other:
1) From the collection of Ken Havekotte
2) From the collection of Antoni Rigo
3) From the collection of Efim Sandler
4) From the collection of Robert McLeod

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