Sally Ride: Curating Her Life

View the Recorded Event: Click Here Panelists: Tam O’Shaughnessy, Valerie Neal, Margaret Weitekamp, and Patti Williams Tuesday, October 6 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Moving Beyond Earth Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC Admission: Free To celebrate the acquisition of the Sally K. Ride Collection of personal possessions and papers, the National […]

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Sally Ride: A Photobiography of America’s Pioneering Woman In Space. Most people know Sally Ride as the unflappable young astronaut who soared into history in 1983 as the first American woman in space. This new photobiography, written by Sally’s life, writing, and business partner, Tam O’Shaughnessy, offers an intimate look at the real person behind […]

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Sally Ride Science & Deloitte Award $25,000 in Cash & Resources for STEM Education Innovations

Winners of Sally Ride-Deloitte Awards for Teaching Innovation in STEM Announced; Teacher-Created Computer Programming Curriculum Takes Top Prize San Diego, CA, February 28, 2015 – Sally Ride Science today announced the winners of a nationwide contest for K-12 educators in the U.S. to recognize innovations in instruction related to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) […]

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Sally Ride EarthKAM Mission Scheduled for January 27-30

January Mission Will Let Students All Over the World Capture Images of the Earth from the International Space Station San Diego, CA, January 15, 2015—Sally Ride Science today announced that a new mission is scheduled for Sally Ride EarthKAM, from Tuesday, January 27 through Friday, January 30. During the mission, students from around the world […]

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Sally Ride Belongings to Soar on Maiden Flight of Orion Spacecraft

Flight Test of NASA Spacecraft Built to Transport Humans into Deep Space will Carry Dr. Sally Ride’s STS-7 Crew Patch as Well as an Excerpt from “The Mystery of Mars” UPDATE: Orion launched successfully from Cape Canaveral, FL, on Friday, December 5, at 7:05 am EST and, after two orbits, returned successfully, splashing down at 11:29 am EST in […]

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Sally Ride EarthKAM Mission Scheduled for November 4-7

Fall Mission Will Let Students All Over the World Capture Images of the Earth from the International Space Station San Diego, CA, October 27, 2014—Sally Ride Science today announced that a fall mission is scheduled for Sally Ride EarthKAM, Tuesday, November 4, through Friday, November 7. During the mission, students from across the world will […]

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Sally Ride Science Festival Aims to Inspire New Generation of Female Scientists in Houston with Support from ExxonMobil, Rice University

Former NASA Astronaut Wendy Lawrence to Welcome Hundreds of Students and Teachers Expected on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 HOUSTON, OCTOBER 20, 2014 — Former NASA Astronaut Wendy Lawrence will join ExxonMobil engineers and other scientists to help ignite the interest of hundreds of Houston-area female students in pursuing careers in the science, technology, engineering and math […]

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Sally Ride Science and University of Washington Bothell to Host Science Festival to Ignite Student Interest in STEM

Former Astronauts Wendy Lawrence, John Fabian, and Yi So-yeon Scheduled to Appear at Event Co-Sponsored by Google, Boeing, WSECU, and Other Business and Community Leaders San Diego, CA, September 25, 2014—Sally Ride Science and the University of Washington Bothell will be hosting a Sally Ride Science Festival on Saturday, October 4, 2014, from 11:00 a.m. […]

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Sally Ride Science Launches New PD Course: STEM Connections to Common Core

Professional Development Offering Helps Teachers Support Educational Standards while Concurrently Improving Student Engagement in STEM Fields and Careers San Diego, CA, August 28, 2014—Today, Sally Ride Science announced the launch of an all new professional development (PD) course,STEM Connections to Common Core, training designed to help educators use classroom lessons in STEM to support specific […]

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Sally Ride Science CEO to Christen Naval Research Vessel, R/V Sally Ride

Ship Will Be Operated by Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Vessel Named to Honor the Legacy of America’s First Woman in Space San Diego, CA, August 6, 2014 — In a ceremony to be held in Anacortes, WA, on Saturday, August 9, 2014, Sally Ride Science CEO and Cofounder, Dr. Tam O’Shaughnessy, will christen the nation’s newest […]

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