This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
Four-page letter, written on both sides by hand in blue ink, on stationery which includes a drawing of the USS Kearsarge (CV-33) at the top. The letter was written by Donald Fred Parker describing his experiences as Officer On Deck on the USS Kearsarge (CV-33) during the Mercury MA-9 Flight Faith 7 recovery operation. For envelope (cacheted postal cover): please see NASM 9A13785.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Space flight
- Aircraft carriers