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Sally Ride

Sally Ride

Sally Ride became the first American woman in space in 1983, when she flew aboard the space shuttle Challenger on NASA's seventh space shuttle mission. Over her career as an astronaut she logged more than 343 hours in space. She was a professor at San Diego University and the Director of the California Space Institute. Sally Ride lived in southern California.

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Mission: Planet Earth

Sally Ride and Tam O'Shaughnessy

From an American hero and dedicated scientist: A compelling introduction to the changes taking place in Earth's climate, written for the audience that matters most to our planet's future. Beginning...

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Mission: Save the Planet

Sally Ride and Tam O'Shaughnessy

PRACTICAL STEPS TO SAVE THE PLANET A how-to companion packed with simple things kids can do to have an impact. From simple measures like turning...

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Join Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, who will be your guide as you explore the mysteries of the universe. Look at planets, stars, meteors, comets, black holes, and our very own planet...

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