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RIP Sally Ride

Sally Kristen Ride (May 1951 – July was an American physicist and astronaut. Born in Los Angeles, Ride joined NASA in 1978 and, at the age of became the first American woman in After flying twice on the space shuttle Challenger, she left NASA in

Sally Ride never intended to be a hero. In fact, she was a shy girl who never raised her hand in class, loved to play tennis and read Scientific American religiously. When she r...

10 Badass Quotes From Sally Ride

Sally Ride, the first American woman in space - WTF fun facts Guess it depends....

Sally Ride, the first American woman in space - WTF fun facts Guess it depends.

RIP Sally Ride July 23, 2012

First American Woman in Space Sally Ride Leaves Behind Partner

Godspeed Sally Ride! You are an inspiration to young female scientists everywhere!

Sally Ride, first American woman in space, dies at 61 (updated)

Sally Ride was the first US female astronaut and the women in to space. She flew aboard the Space Shuttle in Credit: NASA

First Grade People History Worksheets: Sally Ride Coloring Page

Sally Ride Coloring Page

Most Decorated Woman in US Military – (1907 to 2002) – Col. Ruby Bradley of the Army Nurse Corps was the most highly decorated army nurse, receiving 34 medals and citations of bravery for her military service during the Japanese and Korean War, on World War II. Her awards included Legion of Merit Medals, Bronze Stars, Presidential Emblems, WWII Victory Medal, U.N. Service Medal, and Florence Nightingale Medal.

After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Colonel Ruby Bradley was captured by the Japanese in the Philippines. After her capture, Bradley continued to work as a nurse in POW camps until She is the most-decorated woman in US military history.

Fe del Mundo, Harvard Medical School's first female student , was admitted because she was brilliant...and because they didn't realize she was a woman. Del Mundo founded the first pediatric hospital in the Philippines. She attended nine years before enrollment was opened to women.

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Fe del Mundo - Filipino pediatrician and Harvard Medical School's first female student. She was admitted because she was brilliant.and because they didn't realize she was a woman. Del Mundo founded the first pediatric hospital in the Philippines.

Elizabeth Van Lew, the earliest spy on this list, worked for the Union side during the American Civil War. Living in Richmond, Virginia, she was a widowed mother who vehemently opposed slavery.

Elizabeth Van Lew, the earliest spy on this list, worked for the Union side during the American Civil War. Living in Richmond, Virginia, she was a widowed mother who vehemently opposed slavery.

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