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« on: July 23, 2012, 05:26:46 PM »

Sally Ride, first US woman in space dead at 61 

Sally Ride, the first US woman to journey into space, died on Monday after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer, her foundation announced. She was 61.

Ride first launched into space in 1983 aboard the Challenger shuttle, on the seventh mission of US space shuttle program.

US President Barack Obama called her a "national hero and a powerful role model" who "inspired generations of young girls to reach for the stars."

"Sally's life showed us that there are no limits to what we can achieve and I have no doubt that her legacy will endure for years to come," he added, in a statement offering condolences to Ride's family and friends...

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« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2012, 07:26:32 PM »

Just read about this before, very sad. RIP  Bluesad

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« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2012, 11:42:56 PM »

Safe journeys, Sally! Bluesad

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« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2012, 03:31:14 AM »

RIP Sally: you were a trailblazer in all sorts of positive ways.  Bluesad
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« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2012, 01:34:59 PM »

Thank you for your courage,your hard work and your wonderful role model for our youth. Bluesad

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