This is a 1st Day Cover postmarked and dated 1/28/86, the day of the explosion. It is also postmarked CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA 32820.
A very rare find signed by the First Teacher in Space aboard the SPACE SHUTTLE CHALLENGER. A very clean and bold ball point pen signature.EST, on January 28, 1986, the space shuttle. Lifts off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, and Christa McAuliffe is on her way to becoming the first ordinary U. Civilian to travel into space. McAuliffe, a 37-year-old high school social studies teacher from New Hampshire, won a competition.
That earned her a place among the seven-member crew of the. She underwent months of shuttle training but then, beginning January 23, was forced to wait six long days as the. S launch countdown was repeatedly delayed because of weather and technical problems.Finally, on January 28, the shuttle lifted off. Seventy-three seconds later, hundreds on the ground, including Christas family, stared in disbelief as the shuttle broke up in a forking plume of smoke and fire. Millions more watched the wrenching tragedy unfold on live television. The item "Christa McAuliffe Signed 1st Day Cover 1/28/86 Space Shuttle Challenger PSA/DNA" is in sale since Wednesday, February 12, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Space".
The seller is "justdoit23" and is located in Irvine, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.