STS-30 was the 29th NASA Space Shuttle mission and the fourth mission for Space Shuttle Atlantis. The mission launched from Kennedy Space Center, Florida, on 4 May 1989, and landed four days later. During the mission, Atlantis deployed the Venus-bound Magellan probe into orbit.
This version of the STS-30 patch was manufactured by Swissartex Emblem Inc. if it has a vacuum sealed backing. Or if it is the modern version with a plastic coated backing then it was manufactured by Eagle Crest Emblem Inc. of Taiwan. The border is distinct in appearance.