Born on may 26, 1951, sally ride grew up to be the first american woman in space, a successful physicist, astronaut and role model for little girls following her. Sally k ride (phd) nasa astronaut (deceased) personal data: born may 26, 1951, in los angeles, california died on july 23, 2012 she is survived by tam o. See photos from the space missions of sally ride, the first american woman in space. Sts-7 mission specialist sally ride poses on aft flight deck with her back to the onorbit station credit: nasa sally ride was america’s sweetheart—a famous and. Sally ride, actress: touched by an angel sally ride was born on may 26, 1951 in encino, los angeles, california, usa as sally kristen ride she is known for her work. Sally ride was the first american woman to fly in the space her complete name was sally kristen ride she was born on may 26, 1951, in encino, california.
Photo gallery of sally ride, first american woman in space. Astronaut sally was the first american woman to blast off into space, serving on two shuttle missions learn more at biographycom. On june 15, 1983, three days before launch aboard space shuttle challenger, sally ride takes a last look at houston before taking off in a t-38 jet, bound. Sally ride, the first american woman to venture into space, died at the age of 61 on july 23, 2012 scroll through our interactive timeline to read about and see.
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The first american woman to fly into space flew on the space shuttle in 1983. In celebration of sally ride's 64th birthday, we were fortunate enough to have animator nate swinehart create another behind the doodle short to share a.
Sally ride is the nasa astronaut who is the only openly gay person to have been in space she died of cancer in 2012 and is honored on the may 26 google doodle.
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