Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

Letter from Sharon Christa McAuliffe to Marcia Holland, teacher at Central Middle School, Kansas City, Kansas thanking Ms. Holland for her letter and telling her to make sure her students keep writing in their journals, dated January, 15, 1986.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Astronautics
  • Space flight
  • Women in Aviation and Space Science

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Sharon Christa McAuliffe



Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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