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Sally Ride, astronaut

an American first

by June Behrens

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Published by Childrens Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Ride, Sally -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Ride, Sally.,
    • Women astronauts -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Astronauts -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Astronauts.

    • About the Edition

      A biography of the California astrophysicist who became, with the second mission of the Challenger spacecraft in June 1983, the first American woman and the youngest American astronaut to orbit the earth.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby June Behrens.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTL789.85.R53 B44 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination30 p. :
      Number of Pages30
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3180549M
      ISBN 100516036068
      LC Control Number83023173
      OCLC/WorldCa10099380

        Sherr has written a book, Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space. LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST: It was 31 years ago this month that astronaut Sally Ride became the first American woman to fly in space.   How Astronaut Sally Ride Opened Science’s Doors to Women A panel discusses the first American woman in space’s lasting legacy and the challenges still to be overcome for gender equality in the Author: Paul Bisceglio.

        The definitive biography of Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space, with exclusive insights from Ride’s family and partner, by the ABC reporter who covered NASA during its transformation from a test-pilot boys’ club to a more inclusive elite. Sally Ride made history as the first American woman in : Simon & Schuster. Dr. Sally Kristen Ride was an American astronaut and was the first American woman to reach outer space.. Ride was born on She was born in Los Angeles, California. She earned a Ph.D. in physics from Stanford joined NASA in She was an astronaut until Born: Sally Kristen Ride, , Encino, .

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