A FEMALE FIRST ON THIS DAY IN 1983

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Sally Kristen Ride is a physicist who joined NASA in 1978 and became the 
first American woman, then the youngest at 32, to enter space. She left 
NASA in 1987 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.
   

CORRECTION Obama NASA Star Gazing

Sally Ride turned 61 on May 26.

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