Sally Ride Died

The First Lady of Space passed away after losing a battle to cancer. “Ride, the owner of San Diego-based Sally Ride Science, joined NASA in 1978, and in 1983 became the first American woman — and then-youngest American, at 32 — to enter space.”

A story about Ride’s first flight to space.

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