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Sally Ride

The First American Woman in Space
Riddolls, Tom (Book - 2011 )
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Sally Ride soared into outer space on the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983, the youngest astronaut and the first U.S. woman in space. Just 32 years old that year, this California girl was already an accomplished astrophysicist when NASA chose her from over 8,000 applicants to join its team of astronauts. Since then, Sally Ride has spent over 343 hours in space.
Authors: Riddolls, Tom
Title: Sally Ride
the first American woman in space
Publisher: St. Catharines, Ont. ; New York, N.Y. : Crabtree Pub. Co., c2011
Characteristics: 112 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm
Contents: 73 seconds that changed everything
Before the stars
The first up there
Disaster strikes, twice
Lessons for the future
Science is for girls
Chronology
Glossary
Summary: Sally Ride soared into outer space on the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983, the youngest astronaut and the first U.S. woman in space. Just 32 years old that year, this California girl was already an accomplished astrophysicist when NASA chose her from over 8,000 applicants to join its team of astronauts. Since then, Sally Ride has spent over 343 hours in space.
ISBN: 1427194734
9781427194732
0778725413
9780778725411
0778725502
9780778725503
Statement of Responsibility: Tom Riddolls
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 108) and index
Subject Headings: Women physicists United States Biography Astronauts United States Biography Women astronauts United States Biography United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration Biography Ride, Sally
Topical Term: Women physicists
Astronauts
Women astronauts
LCCN: 2010018113
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Sally Ride soared into outer space on the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983, the youngest astronaut and the first U.S. woman in space. Just 32 years old that year, this California girl was already an accomplished astrophysicist when NASA chose her from over 8,000 applicants to join its team of ast... Read More »


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