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Sally Ride Death

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Sally Ride Remembered on TYT

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 07.25.2012 | Science

Sally Ride was the first American woman to go to space, blasting off on the Space Shuttle Challenger on June 18, 1983, mere months before I was born. ...

Romney's Sally Ride Tweet Draws Fiery Response From LGBT Advocates

Posted 07.24.2012 | Gay Voices

Mitt Romney is just one of a number of politicians and high-profile personalities to offer condolences on the death of Sally Ride, the first American ...

Godspeed, Sally Ride

Margaret Lazarus Dean | Posted 09.23.2012 | Science
Margaret Lazarus Dean

Sally Ride helped to change what the word "astronaut" could mean, and generations of girls have grown up with different ideas about what they could be because of her example.

Sally Ride, First American Woman In Space, Dies Of Pancreatic Cancer: What Is It?

Posted 07.25.2012 | Healthy Living

Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, died today after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 61 and, after several missions as an...

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...