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Sally Ride

MAKERS' Exclusive Q&A With Children's Book Author, Cofounder and CEO of Sally Ride Science, Tam O'Shaughnessy

Tam O'Shaughne y is an American children's science writer with an upcoming book, a photo biography about Sally Ride, set to release soon. Before the a... Read More »

Sally Ride, a Complete Heroine

No one on earth — or in space — could have created a more complete heroine than Sally Ride.   She came from a family of strong and barrier-breaking wo... Read More »

Escape Into Space with These Vintage Photos

Hundreds of people have flown in space since the first trip in 1961, but only 40 women have made the journey. After two female Ru ian cosmonauts compl... Read More »

In Remembrance of Sally Ride

Like many women scientists of my generation, I felt a special affinity with Sally Ride. I met her just after she was selected as an astronaut when she... Read More »