Top Results for Biotechnology, Health and Education Announced

From creating better vaccines, to helping the elderly, to inspiring students, the International Space Station creates a versatile research environment to study science, education and health — and to learn from them in ways that lead to life-changing results. At the third annual ISS Research and Development conference June 17, four individuals and their teams […]

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Bio looks at Sally Ride’s iconic flight, private life

More than 30 years after gaining the world’s notice, Sally Ride remains an iconic figure, although her accomplishment remains a little fuzzy. First woman in space? No, that happened 20 years earlier with Valentina Tereshkova. First woman on the moon? No, that hasn’t happened at all. Ride was the first American woman in space, an […]

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Sally Ride Bio to Be Released June 4: Pre-Order Now

Set for release WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 2014: Sally Ride: America’s First Woman in Space, the definitive biography of Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space, with exclusive insights from Ride’s family and partner, Tam O’Shaughnessy (co-founder and CEO of Sally Ride Science), by the ABC reporter who covered NASA during its transformation from a test-pilot boys’ club […]

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The Commencement Address Sally Ride Never Gave

(This is an excerpt from an article published on the Huffington Post by Lynn Sherr, author of the upcoming biography, Sally Ride: America’s First Woman in Space [Simon & Schuster, June 2014]). Astronaut Sally Ride didn’t deliver college commencement addresses. The first American woman in space — whose 1983 journey through the ultimate glass ceiling convinced millions that they, […]

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Sally Ride Science workshop goal is to keep kids interested in the field

What does a scientist look like? That was just one question asked Saturday of 25 local elementary and middle school teachers as part of a workshop by Sally Ride Science to help teachers encourage student interest in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and math. “A scientist is not just a crazy old white […]

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Effort to promote STEM education takes off like a rocket

By Julie Anderson / World-Herald staff writer Robots. Rockets. Raspberry Pi’s. They’re some of the tools educators, scientists and business people are using to spark children’s interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM. The idea is to hook them early — efforts have pushed as far down as prekindergarten — and keep them […]

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Sally Ride Science to Deliver Keynote Address at Smartforce Student Summit at IMTS 2014

McLean, Va. … AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology is proud to announce that Dr. Karen Flammer, Co-Founder and Senior Science Advisor, Sally Ride Science®, will deliver a keynote address on Wednesday, September 10, during the Smartforce Student Summit at the IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014. Sally Ride Science® provides tools […]

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