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Who Was Sally Ride?

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In 1978, Sally Ride, a PhD candidate at Standford University, responded to a newspaper ad to join the US astronaut program. She was accepted and became the first American woman astronaut to fly in space! Among her other accomplishments, she played tennis like a professional, was an astrophysicist who helped develop a robotic arm for space shuttles, and later, through Sally Ride Science, worked to make science cool and accessible for girls. Sally Ride, who died on July 23, 2012, will continue to inspire young children.


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Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group

Kindle Book

  • Release date: May 16, 2013

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780698151307
  • Release date: May 16, 2013

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9780698151307
  • File size: 4421 KB
  • Release date: May 16, 2013

Formats

Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook

Languages

English

Levels

ATOS Level:5.9
Lexile® Measure:800
Interest Level:4-8(MG)
Text Difficulty:3-4

In 1978, Sally Ride, a PhD candidate at Standford University, responded to a newspaper ad to join the US astronaut program. She was accepted and became the first American woman astronaut to fly in space! Among her other accomplishments, she played tennis like a professional, was an astrophysicist who helped develop a robotic arm for space shuttles, and later, through Sally Ride Science, worked to make science cool and accessible for girls. Sally Ride, who died on July 23, 2012, will continue to inspire young children.


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