Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Sally Ride, first U.S. woman in space, dies at 61
WASHINGTON (AP) – Sally Ride, who blazed trails into orbit as the first American woman in space, died Monday of pancreatic cancer. She was 61.
Full press release here
[JPX] I met Sally Ride 5 years ago because she was friends with my parents' neighbors. She was extremely nice and she autographed a space shuttle puzzle for my son. She told me not to sell it on Ebay!