Minerva Patch T-shirt for Women
Show your support for ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti’s Minerva mission and wear her patch on this organic cotton T-shirt.
The Minerva mission is ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti’s second expedition to the International Space Station. The name of the mission takes inspiration from the Roman goddess of wisdom. During her mission, Samantha will support science and research in microgravity to advance our scientific knowledge on Earth. The design of the patch represents the sacred owl of Minerva, whose eye symbolises a yellow Moon, casting a white glow over a round Earth. The owl’s beak hints at the shape of the International Space Station and the two lines represent Samantha’s two missions to space. Waves of ever darker blue make up the body of the owl and encourage us to move farther into deep space. The owl looks to the right, to the future of space exploration.
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Technique: direct printing of Minerva patch on the front and of “Samantha Cristoforetti” on the back; transfer printing of ESA logo on the right sleeve.
|Material||100% organic ring-spun, combed cotton|
|Fit||Men’s crew neck and women’s scoop neck style|
|Care instructions||The first wash should be in cold water and put on a low spin cycle. After that, wash at a maximum of 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit) using a low spin cycle with a maximum of 600 RPM. Always wash with similar colours. Wash and iron your items inside out. Sometimes our printing press leaves a light halo, which will fade away after 1-2 washes. Air dry only.|
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