SALLY RIDE

  • First American woman in space dies of cancer July 24, 2012

    Washington: After a 17month battle with pancreatic cancer, Sally Ride, the first US female astronaut, died Monday in California. She was 61, reported Xinhua. "Sally lived her life to the fullest, with boundless energy, curiosity, intelligence, passion, commitment and love. Her integrity was absolute; her spirit was immeasurable; her approach to...
  • Sally Ride, first US woman in space, dies at 61 July 24, 2012

    Cape Canaveral: Sally Ride, the first US woman to travel into space, died on Monday after a 17month battle with pancreatic cancer, according to her organization, Sally Ride Science. She was 61. Ride broke new ground for American women in 1983 when at the age of 32 she and four crewmates...