Sally Ride’s Exemplary Journey Comes To End

Credit: White House
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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