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|Subject: First US Woman in Space, Sally Ride Dies Mon Jul 23, 2012 7:56 pm|| |
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space, has died. She was 61.
NASA confirmed her death Monday afternoon and President Barack Obama called her a national hero.
Her office in San Diego said she died of pancreatic cancer.
Ride rode into space on the shuttle Challenger in 1983 when she was 32. R.I.P.Read more here---->
Sally Ride dies
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|Subject: Re: First US Woman in Space, Sally Ride Dies Mon Jul 23, 2012 8:38 pm|| |
Wouldn't it be great to go into space to cure Cancer. What a legacy she has left her family and friends.
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|Subject: Re: First US Woman in Space, Sally Ride Dies Mon Jul 23, 2012 8:45 pm|| |
I didn't realize she had cancer, still so young. She did leave her stamp in the world though and will be remembered by many.
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|Subject: Re: First US Woman in Space, Sally Ride Dies Tue Jul 24, 2012 10:32 am|| |
Seems so young die
....what a legacy she has left behind though. A true pioneer!
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