Sally Ride

Sally Ride died on Monday in La Jolla, California after a 17 month battle with pancreatic cancer.

She was the first American woman in space. She was also, at the age of 32, the youngest person in America at the time to go into orbit.

She is survived by her mother and partner Tam O’Shaughnessy.

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