Sally Ride

Sally Ride

Life on A Mission

Book - 2014
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"Most people know Sally Ride as the first American female astronaut to travel in space. But in her lifetime she was also a nationally ranked tennis player, a physicist who enjoyed reading Shakespeare, a university professor, the founder of a company that helped inspire girls and young women to pursue careers in science and math, and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York :, Aladdin,, 2014
Edition: First Aladdin hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781442488540
1442488549
Characteristics: 152 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm

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dixiedog
Sep 30, 2018

‘Sally Ride – Life on a Mission’ was an interesting read. While rated juvenile, I would suggest that this book is better suited for teenagers to adults. Sally Ride, physicist and engineer, was the first American woman in space in 1983. After working in Aerospace / Space testing for over 45 years, I can say that is was a good walk down memory lane. Recommended by Senior Doctor-at-Bass-Fishing! D. A.

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