RIP, Sally Ride, the First Woman in Space
Sally Ride, the first woman to ever travel into space, died today after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer. A barrier-shattering physicist, she made her trip on the Space Shuttle when she was 32 years old—at the time, the youngest person to ever travel beyond earth's orbit. Later in life, she founded Sally Ride Science, an organization that encouraged children to study science and engineering ...
Recommended For YouView More in Current
- > New Report: Number of Abortions in the U.S. Continues to Decline
- > At Least 21 Killed By Boko Haram Suicide Bomber in Nigeria
- > Cards Against Humanity’s Black Friday Sale: Pay $5 for Nothing
- > Study: 41% of Shoppers Feel Like They Need to Spend More Than They Can Afford at Christmas
- > Report: Saudi Arabia Will Behead at Least 50 People in One Day