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Sally Kirsten Ride was the first American woman to fly in space, going aloft in the space shuttle Challenger in 1983 and again in 1984. (The very first woman in space was the cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova, who flew aboard Vostok 6 in 1963.) Sally Ride ea... More »
Born: May 26, 1951 (age 66), Encino, California
Died: July 23, 2012


Sally Kristen Ride (May 26, 1951 – July 23, 2012) was an American physicist and astronaut. ..... Biography at NASA; Appearances on C-SPAN · Sally Ride at the Internet Movie Database · Works by or about Sally Ride in libraries (WorldCat ...


Kids learn about the biography of Sally Ride, the first American woman astronaut in outer space. The Space Shuttle Challenger.


Sally Ride became the first American woman to go to space.


In 1983, astronaut and astrophysicist Sally Ride became the first American woman in space aboard the space shuttle Challenger. Ride died on July 23, 2012 at ...


Jul 24, 2012 ... And when Sally Ride did it in 1983 on board the space shuttle ... we give you a few facts about the trailblazing, space-traversing American hero.


Sally Kristen Ride (May 26, 1951 to July 23, 2012) was an American physicist and astronaut. She flew on the space shuttle Challenger twice. She was the only  ...


You know Sally Ride as the first American woman to travel into space. .... from a hopper is surprisingly hard," one of those facts of nature that will stymie even the  ...


Sally Ride is yet another inspiration to women and kids all over the world. Forging her name into the field of space aeronautics, she was a woman who went.


Sep 18, 2014 ... Sally Ride, shown aboard the Challenger in 1983, was well-known as America's first female astronaut. A new biography reveals a private life ...