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American astronaut and physicist who joined NASA in 1978 and became the first American woman to enter low-Earth orbit. She flew two missions aboard the Challenger shuttle: STS-7 and STS-41-G.
She married Steven Hawley in 1982 and divorced him in 1987. After her death, it was revealed that she had a 27-year relationship with Tam O’Shaughnessy, a female tennis player and professor.
How did Sally Ride die?
Sally Ride's death was caused by pancreatic cancer.
|Cause of death||Pancreatic Cancer|
|Age of death||61 years|
|Birthday||May 26, 1951|
|Death date||July 23, 2012|
|Place of death||La Jolla, California, United States|
|Place of burial||City of Santa Monica Woodlawn Cemetery, Mausoleum & Mortuary, Santa Monica, California, United States|
Science is fun. Science is curiosity. We all have natural curiosity. Science is a process of investigating. It’s posing questions and coming up with a method. It’s delving in.Sally Ride
Rocket science is tough, and rockets have a way of failing.Sally Ride
Some astronauts sleep in sort of beds – compartments that you can open up and crawl into and then close up, almost like a little bedroom.Sally Ride
I’ve spent my whole life not talking to people, and I don’t see why I should start now.Sally Ride
The view of Earth is spectacular.Sally Ride