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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. Born in Los Angeles, she joined NASA in 1978 and became the first ...


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


Apr 28, 2017 ... Astronaut Sally was the first American woman to blast off into space, serving on ... In 1983, astronaut and astrophysicist Sally Ride became the first American ... Famous Female Teachers · Famous People Who Died on July 23.


Sally Kristen Ride is recognized by NASA as the first American woman in space, as well as the youngest astronaut to leave Earth overall. She was a part of two ...


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.


Jul 25, 2012 ... Sally Ride was the first American woman to go into space.


Sally Ride was the first American woman in space. She was selected as an astronaut in 1978 and flew in 1983 and 1984, both times on the space shuttle ...


Jun 4, 2014 ... When Sally Ride died in 2012, her obituary noted a new fact that was widely picked up: that she was survived by her partner, Tam ...


Jul 24, 2012 ... In life, Sally Ride became famous as America's first woman in space — and in death, she's now added to her fame as the first acknowledged ...