Shannon Lucid - Letters Home

STS-76 launched on March 22, 1996, with crew member Shannon Lucid. Three days later, she joined Russian cosmonauts Yuri Onufriyenko and Yury Usachev aboard the Mir Space Station. She began her 188 days in space - an American all-time spaceflight record and a world record for a woman. During her stay, she sent letters home to her family and friends on Earth. They can be found at the links below:

The Other Side of the Hatch

Pink Socks and Jello