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The Legacy of Sally Ride, the First American Woman in Space

In 1983 every American woman who'd ever been told that she wasn't good at science, technology, engineering, or math cheered as Sally Ride broke the astronautical glass ceiling with her journey aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger. Ride, who died on Monday at the age of 61 after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer, will forever be known as the first American woman in space.
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On June 18, 1983 American physicist and astronaut Sally Ride...

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On June 18, 1983 American physicist and astronaut Sally Ride became the very first American woman in space as a crew member on the space shuttle Challenger for NASA mission STS-7. The mission successfully deployed two communications... Read Post

Sally Ride, First American Woman in Space, Dies at 61

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Sally Ride, the first American woman in space aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983, has died at 61 after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer, according to Sally Ride Science: Sally lived her life to the fullest, with bou... Read Post

Ride Sally Ride… On To The Stars.. You Earned It: Sally Ride, Astronaut, RIP

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the first American woman to journey into space, died on Monday after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer, her foundation announced. She was 61. Ride first launched into space in 1983 aboard the Challenger shuttle, taking part i... Read Post


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