New Hampshire schoolteacher (1948–1986) who was the first teacher in space; she perished, along with all six other crew members, during the Challenger disaster on January 28, 1986. Rare color 8 x 10 NASA photo of McAuliffe holding a model of the space shuttle, signed in black felt tip. Scattered foxing and toning to borders, a bit heavier to top edge and slightly extending down into background, otherwise fine condition. Pre-certified Scott Cornish and RR Auction COA.
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