Frank Morring, Jr. (Washington), Michael Mecham (San Francisco)July 30, 2012
For Sally Ride, who died July 29 of pancreatic cancer, being the first U.S. woman in space was only the beginning of a long and productive career applying her experience to spaceflight safety, education and U.S. space policy. On her historic first mission—STS-7 in June 1983—Ride pioneered use of the...
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