Monday, July 23, 2012

Farewell Sally Ride

Former astronaut Sally Ride is introduced as a Maverick Series guest speaker in Texas Hall at the University of Texas at Arlington on Feb. 15, 2010.


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Former astronaut Sally Ride speaks as part of the Maverick Series in Texas Hall at the University of Texas at Arlington on Feb. 15, 2010.

In 1983, Sally Ride became the first U.S. woman in space aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger. She died today after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer.

May 26, 1951 – July 23, 2012

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