RIP: Dr. Sally Ride, Astronaut, Strong Woman, English Major

By the time she began studying laser physics at Stanford, women had already broken through into the physics department, once a boys’ club. And when she applied to the space program, NASA had already made a commitment to admit women. But there were still rough spots. Speaking to reporters before the first shuttle flight, Dr. … More RIP: Dr. Sally Ride, Astronaut, Strong Woman, English Major