Sally Ride: May 26th, 1951- July 23rd, 2012

Sally Ride passed away today, July 23rd, from pancreatic cancer. She has had a long 17 month battle with the cancer. She flew on the space shuttle Challenger on the mission STS 7. She was the first American woman in space.She will always be remembered as an inspiration to women that women can do great things like men can and that anyone can accomplish the impossible through hard work and dedication. Rest in Peace, Dr. Sally Kristen Ride.

Photo Credit: Nassem Al-Mehairi(author of blog www.spaceaholicme.wordpress.com)

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