Sally Ride

Sally Ride (Photo credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Sally Ride, A Role Model For The Ages

Looking around our nation, it’s obvious that we need more heroines and heroes with Sally Ride’s brave and courageous character. Her inspiration and legacy must live on to create the heroines – and heroes – of the future.

07/24/2012

NASA astronaut Sally K. Ride, the Space Shuttle Challenger crew member, pose in January 1983 in Johnson Space Center, Houston. Sally Ride and other four NASA Astronauts will be aboard the Shuttle Challenger for NASA STS-7 mission, scheduled of June 1983. (Photo credit should read AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

Sally Ride, First American Woman In Space, Dead At 61

Sally Ride, who blazed trails into orbit as the first American woman in space, died Monday of pancreatic cancer. She was 61.

07/23/2012

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