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:

Formal, posed head and torso studio portrait of Sally Kristen Ride. Ride is wearing a navy blue polo shirt with a "NASA" logo patch and a Space Shuttle Mission STS-7 patch, circa 1980s. An American flag and a model of Space Shuttle Challenger (OV-99) can be seen in the background. Signed on the front in black ink, "Reach for the stars! Sally K. Ride."

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Astronautics
  • Women air pilots
  • Space flight
  • Women astronauts

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)


Ride, Sally

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Circa 1980s

Repository Loc.

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


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