This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
Six-page "Family Gram" newsletter updating friends and family of the crew of the USS Kearsarge (CV-33) on the Mercury MA-8 Flight Sigma 7 recovery operation. The newsletter includes a small USS Kearsarge insignia and small portrait photo of Commanding Officer, Captain E.P. Rankin, at the top. The newsletter was written by Donald Fred Parker for Rankin's signature.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Space flight
- Aircraft carriers