What did Sally Ride do after she was an astronaut?

After Sally Ride was an astronaut, in 1987, she went to work at Stanford University's Center for International Security and Arms Control. In 1989, she became a professor of physics at the University of California, San Diego, and Director of the California Space Institute.

Sally Ride also wrote 6 children's Science books with her partner, Tam O'Shaughnessy.

In 2001, Sally Ride founded Sally Ride Science, an innovative science education company whose goal is to to educate, engage, and inspire all students.

Sally Ride died on July 23, 2012, at age 61