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    Former astronaut Sally Ride chose privacy over gay causes

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    • Aretta Saunders

      Dr. Sally Ride was an American physicist and astronaut. Ride joined NASA in 1978 and, at the age of 32, became the first American woman in space.

    • Kathleen Andersen

      Sally Kristen Ride (May 26, 1951 – July 23, 2012) was an American physicist and a former NASA astronaut. Ride joined NASA in 1978, and in 1983 became the first American woman—and then-youngest American, at 32—to enter space.[1] In 1987 she left NASA to work at Stanford University's Center for International Security and Arms Control.

    • Will Stotts, Jr.

      Former astronaut Sally Ride died Monday at age 61. She was a great role model and humanitarian.

    • Raqui Alba

      Former astronaut Sally Ride was a great role model and humanitarian.

    • Amy Henry

      Sally Ride, first American woman in space, turned 60 this year.

    • Sandal Sam

      Former astronaut Sally Ride chose privacy over gay causes

    • Dottie Hand

      Sally Ride, astronaut (5/26/1951-7/23/2012)

    • Linda

      Sally Ride, first American woman in space.

    • Juan Nel

      Sally Ride, 1st woman in space, dies

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