Sally Ride

Sally Ride
1951 - 2012

Sally Ride  American Astronaut


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Sally Ride passed away on 23rd Jul 2012 aged 61.


Sally Ride was previously married to Steven Alan Hawley (1982 - 1987).

She was in a relationship with Dr. Tam E. O'Shaughnessy (1985 - 2012).


American Astronaut Sally Ride was born Sally Kristen Ride on 26th May, 1951 in Los Angeles, California, USA and passed away on 23rd Jul 2012 aged 61. She is most remembered for First US woman in space. Her zodiac sign is Gemini.

Sally Ride is a member of the following lists: Women science writers, Women writers for children and Women astronauts.


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Married1 5 years, 10 months - -
Dating1 28 years, 6 months - -
Total2 28 years, 6 months 16 years, 2 months 5 years, 10 months


First Name Sally
Middle Name Kristen
Last Name Ride
Full Name at Birth Sally Kristen Ride
Age 61 (age at death) years
Birthday 26th May, 1951
Birthplace Los Angeles, California, USA
Died 23rd July, 2012
Cause of Death Pancreatic cancer
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Bisexual
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Physicist
Occupation Astronaut
Claim to Fame First US woman in space

Sally Kristen Ride (May 26, 1951 – July 23, 2012) was an American physicist and astronaut. Born in Los Angeles, she joined NASA in 1978 and became the first American woman in space in 1983. She remains the youngest American astronaut to have traveled to space, having done so at the age of 32. After flying twice on the Orbiter Challenger, she left NASA in 1987. She worked for two years at Stanford University's Center for International Security and Arms Control, then at the University of California, San Diego as a professor of physics, primarily researching nonlinear optics and Thomson scattering. She served on the committees that investigated the Challenger and Columbia space shuttle disasters, the only person to participate on both. Ride died of pancreatic cancer on July 23, 2012.

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Dr. Tam E. O'Shaughnessy-Teacher
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