Sally Ride

Tributes Mount As Sally Ride’s 30th Anniversary In Space Approaches

by Elizabeth Howell May 22, 2013

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter Sally Ride was only 32 years old when she flew into space for the first time 30 years ago, in June 1983. She died last year at 61, at an age that many considered very young. In that generation of time, […]

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New Scripps Research Ship Will Honor Astronaut Sally Ride

by Jason Major April 17, 2013

Dr. Sally K. Ride, physicist, NASA astronaut, and first American woman to fly in space, will be honored with a U.S. Navy research vessel bearing her name, which will be operated by and homeported at San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography. “Dr. Sally Ride inspired millions of people, especially young women and girls, to reach for […]

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NASA’s Tribute to Sally Ride

by Nancy Atkinson September 19, 2012

NASA officials, fellow astronauts and the family of Sally Ride gathered in Houston at the Johnson Space Center on Sept. 18, 2012. They remembered Ride’s life and the legend she leaves behind. An oak tree — one of most enduring types of trees — was planted and dedicated in Ride’s honor. It sits among 62 […]

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Sally Ride, First American Woman in Space, Passes Away

by Jason Major July 23, 2012

Dr. Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space, died today, July 23, 2012. She was 61 years old. Remove this ad Jason Major on Google+

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1st Student Selected MoonKAM Pictures Look Inspiringly Home to Earth

by Ken Kremer March 22, 2012

The first student selected photos of the Moon’s surface snapped by NASA’s new pair of student named Lunar Mapping orbiters – Ebb & Flow – have just been beamed back and show an eerie view looking back to the Home Planet – and all of Humanity – barely rising above the pockmarked terrain of the […]

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