One of my Childhood Heroines Died



Sally Ride, first US woman in space dead at 61 (via AFP)

Sally Ride, the first US woman to journey into space, died on Monday after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer, her foundation announced. She was 61. Ride first launched into space in 1983 aboard the Challenger shuttle, on the seventh mission of US space shuttle program. US President Barack Obama…


 
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