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Sally Ride Science

Google Doodle Honors Sally Ride

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 05.26.2015 | Science

“Everywhere I go I meet girls and boys who want to be astronauts and explore space, or they love the ocean and want to be oceanographers, or they lo...

The Commencement Address Sally Ride Never Gave

Lynn Sherr | Posted 07.21.2014 | Women
Lynn Sherr

I think Ride's bold mission to the stars also addresses the gravity of twenty-first century Earthlings, and I've teased out some lessons from her exemplary adventure. Live by these, Class of 2014, and you will fly high without ever leaving the planet.

President To Honor America's First Woman In Space

AP | Posted 05.21.2013 | Science

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will bestow the Medal of Freedom posthumously on Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space. Obama say...

A High Five From Sally Ride on Advancing STEM Education

Paula Golden | Posted 10.29.2012 | Impact
Paula Golden

Sally Ride's most enduring legacy may well be empowering middle school teachers to expose kids to a wide range of exciting career opportunities that await them in science and engineering.

Sally Ride’s Unexpected Legacy

Posted 10.09.2012 | MarloThomas

When I posted my thoughts about the passing of Sally Ride last week, I received some wonderful comments and emails, but none more poignant -- and hear...

Sally's Ride: Fly Me to the Moon

Lonna Saunders | Posted 09.25.2012 | Science
Lonna Saunders

I pray my twelve-year-old nephew Joel who, among his four siblings, is known as "the science guy," will be inspired by Sally Ride's life and example. She's a role model for boys, too.

First American Woman In Space Dies At 61

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.24.2012 | Science

Sally Ride, the first American woman to travel into space, died Monday at the age of 61, the Associated Press reported. The cause of death was panc...