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:

View of Sally Kristen Ride climbing into the cockpit of a Northrop T-38A Talon (A/C No. 69-7084). Adhered to the photo is a "thought bubble" caption which reads, "Maybe no one will notice if I get in the front seat!"

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Astronautics
  • Airplanes
  • Women astronauts

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Repository Loc.

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


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