The Ride Stuff

September 2008
Weekly Reader News - Senior;9/26/2008, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p5
An interview with astronaut Sally Ride, the first U.S. woman to go to space, is presented. When asked how she felt when she was going into space, she relates that she was excited. Ride recalls the time when she realized she wanted to be an astronaut. She also explains what it means for her to be the first U.S. woman to go into space.


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