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The first American woman astronaut, Sally Ride, will posthumously receive the Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama, wftv.com is reporting. Ride, who died in July, rode on the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983, according to the website. To...
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L.A. NOWThe California Science Center's Endeavour display opened to the public on Tuesday, as public officials and space enthusiasts gathered to mark the event....
"Ladylike?" It is a telling choice of word. Hearing it used unironically, as would-be Missouri senator Todd Akin did last week, one almost feels as if Amelia Earhart never flew a plane and Sally Ride never rode a space shuttle. As if Madame C.J. Walker...
Associated PressCINCINNATI (AP) - Neil Armstrong was a soft-spoken engineer who became a global hero when as a steely-nerved pilot he made "one giant leap for mankind" with a small step onto the moon. The modest man, who had people on Earth entranced and awed from almost...
In the early days of the space program, astronauts were ex-Marines, Air Force officers and hot-shot pilots. Sally Ride got there a little differently: She answered a want ad. In the late 1970s, NASA decided that, in addition to pilots, it needed some...
Change of SubjectWas there ever a more exquisitely named public figure than Sally Ride, the first U.S. woman astronaut, who died this week at 61? It was a total coincidence that he name appeared in the memorable refrain of the 1960s R&B......
I was saddened to learn of astronaut Sally Ride's death ("Ride had the cool to break barriers," July 25). Outer space is infinite, but human life is not. Sixty-one seems too young for this pioneer to leave us. I feel fortunate, blessed and privileged...
Change of SubjectEric, I suggest you start a Social Security thread so people can give vent to their feelings on this subject rather than hijacking a pleasant thread about the late lesbian astronaut Sally Ride....commenter MCN Done! Is it "the most-egregious --......
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