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Souvenirs
Advertising ➔ Promotional Button, Goodbye Saturn Hello Uranus

Identifier:
2011.3.8
Description:
A promotional button (badge or pin) that is goldenrod in color and has the word "Uranus" printed in the center in large font. Above this the word "Hello:" is printed and below it, upside-down is the word "Goodbye:".;This collection of space-related buttons provides the Museum with concrete examples of souvenirs used to commemorate many of the space program's milestones of the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s. The collection was put together by the donor's husband who worked at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) during those years. These types of buttons would have been given out to members of JPL project teams, but some were also available to general public, demonstrating the wide appeal of the space program. There are observable differences in the buttons that were clearly designed for more of a mass market, versus those designed to be souvenirs for JPL project team members.;he twin Voyager spacecraft were launched in August and September 1977 on a mission to explore Jupiter and Saturn. After having completed those objectives, Voyager 1 continued on a path toward interstellar space while Voyager 2 continued on to be the first spacecraft to explore Uranus and Neptune.
Date:
circa 1980
Materials:
Metal, Plastic
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Gift Of Pasadena, California Edward A. Batka Who Worked For 36 Years At Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Rights:
Links:
http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm?Object=Uranus
Exhibit/Program
Be Curious (October 1 2013 – March 1 2015)
Rotating display of recently accessioned artifacts.
Makers/Donors
Batka, Margaret

Andrea Melvin