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Buchli, James

 Digital Record
Identifier: Digital Object ID ##81t4de


  • Digitized: 1985

Summary Note

Colonel James Buchli, astronaut and graduate of Class of 1975 with a degree in aeronautical engineering, returned to UWF in March 1985 to present the University (Larry McDaniel, UWF Foundation) with memorabilia flown aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery in January 1985.  Some of these items can be see in the University Archives and West Florida History Center, John C. Pace Library, and on the walls of the Alumni Room, Building 12.

  &nnsp; Buchli retired from the U.S. Marine Corps and the NASA Astronaut Office in 1992.  His missions for NASA included STS-51C (Discovery, 1985), STS-61A (Challenger, 1985)), STS-29 (Discovery, 1989), and STS-48 (Discovery, 1991).

Rights Statement Note

Photographs and images may not be sold, marketed, or used for commercial applications without express permission from the University of West Florida. Researchers may use photographs and images from these collections provided credit is given to the University Archives and West Florida History Center, UWF Libraries, Pensacola.

Physical Description Note

Photograph, UWF Photograph Collection.  Used in 40th anniversary exhibit, XL107.  As of Sept. 02, 2015, plaque hangs in Alumni Room, Building12; constant exposure to light has faded Buchi's signature to illegibiity (DD)

Contributor Note

Contributor: Added by Dean DeBolt, 02 September 2015

Repository Details

Part of the UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center Repository

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