What is Sally Ride doing today?
Sally Ride was the first American woman to travel into space. She died in 2012 of pancreatic cancer. She was a popular speaker and was the author of at least seven books.
Sally Ride was the first American woman in space in 1983. Sally Ride affected today's world by encouraging young girls' involvement in math, science, and technology. Ride has also founded Sally Ride Science, her own company devoted to the education of upper elementary - middle school students. Ride was also honored with many awards and inducted into many Hall of Fames
Sally Ride has: Played herself in "Today" in 1952. Played herself in "Sesame Street" in 1969. Played herself in "The Dream Is Alive" in 1985. Played herself in "Spaceflight" in 1985. Played herself in "Touched by an Angel" in 1994. Played Herself - NASA Astronaut in "Conquering Space: The Moon and Beyond" in 2005. Played herself in "Beyond the Moon: Failure Is Not an Option 2" in 2005. Played Herself - Interviewee in "The Minerva…
These are the five books Sally Ride authored/co-authored: 1. The Mystery of Mars, Sally Ride & Tom O'Shaughnessy, 1999 2. The Third Planet: Exploring the Earth From Space, Sally Ride, 1994 3. Voyager: An Adventure to the Edge of the Solar System, Sally Ride, 1992 4. To Space and Back, Sally Ride, 1989 5. Exploring Our Solar System, Sally Ride & Tom O'Shaughnessy, 2003