Dr. SALLY RIDE,The First American Female To Have Gone Into Space, has died.She was 61 and had been suffering from Pancreatic-Cancer For Over A Year !
Dr.SALLY RIDE was one of the members of ‘STS- 7’ Mission And Went Into Space Aboard The Shuttle, ‘CHALLENGER’ in 1983.
She Became The Second Female Astronaut In The World and The First Female In The United States To Do So!
A VERY REMARKABLE FEAT !
After 1983,DR.RIDE again went into the space for the second time in 1984.She was to go for third time,but,due to the crash of a space-shuttle ,the plan was abandoned for the time being!
Dr. SALLY RIDE also taught at the University of California,SAN DIEGO in the capacity of a Physicist and also as the director of Space-Research Center at that University.
DR.SALLY RIDE,since then had been doing charity as she was always doing something to wake up the young children,especially,the girl in raising their awarenes in Science n
Maths in order to make them interested in scientific discoveries and to boost them pick up such gender-challenging pursuits later in life.
The Institution that help them in this regard is ‘DR.SALLY RIDE SCIENCE’ !
US’ PRESIDENT,MR. OBAMA FONDLY REMEMBERED DR.RIDE AND TOLD SHE HAD FIRED INTEREST IN COUNTLESS PEOPLE,ESPECIALL GIRLS TO TAKE THE BEST OUT OF ONE’S LIFE!
Rest In Peace, SALLY !
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