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...
May 26, 1951 (age
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 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 became the first American woman to go to space.
Sep 12, 2016 ... In 1983, astronaut and astrophysicist Sally Ride became the first American ...
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Forging her name into the field of space aeronautics, she was a woman who
Jul 25, 2012 ... Sally Ride was the first American woman to go into space.
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 ...
Dr. Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space, cofounded Sally Ride
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