Today in History – June 18 – US woman enters space

18 Jun

On this day in 1983 Dr. Sally Ride left Cape Canaveral, Florida onboard the Challenger and became the first US woman in space. During the six day trip, Ride, an astrophysicist from Stanford University, helped operate the shuttle’s robot arm, a piece of equipment she helped design. While Ride was the first US woman in […]
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