Sally Ride Bio, Photos and Updates
Bio: Sally Kristen Ride was an American physicist and astronaut. Born in Los Angeles, Ride joined NASA in 1978 and, at the age of 32, became the first American woman in space. After flying twice on the space shuttle Challenger, she left NASA in 1987.
Born: May 26, 1951 in California, USA
Died: July 23, 2012 in La Jolla, San Diego, California, United States
Posted In: United States Astronauts