Sally Ride: Breaking the Highest Glass Ceiling

Posted on Wed, March 1, 2017

Sally Ride was the first American woman in space. She was a mission specialist on the seventh space shuttle mission and operated the shuttle’s robotic arm. Ride was known for her friendly and relaxed personality, but also her intense focus. She felt responsible for paving the way for women in space. Ride’s performance and skill, alongside her four male colleagues, made her a symbol of equality.  

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