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    Sally Ride was a very important physicist and astronaut. Sally was the first American woman who flew to space. Sally was born on May 26, 1951 in Los Angeles California. She went Stanford University and got a degree in physics. In 1977 NASA was looking for women astronauts. During that time Sally was still a student still she applied for the job and she was picked. Sally was one of the girls picked out of a thousand other appliers. On June 18, 1983 Sally Ride became the first American woman to fly to space. Her job was to work on the robotic arm. The arm helped put satellites into space. In 1984 Sally went to space again. By 1987 Sally stopped working for NASA. She started teaching at the University of San Diego. Additionally Sally helped young…

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    Women During The 1980s

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    inventions changed the world forever, including the personal computer and the Space Shuttle. During this time there were also many spectacular moments in sports history, including the miraculous U.S. hockey team from 1980 and the incredible rookie performance by sports legend Magic Johnson. The equality and treatment of women also made remarkable progress in the 1980s, when SandraO’Connor was appointed as a justice in the Supreme Court and when Sally Ride travelled into…

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    Mae Jomson Research Paper

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    Jemison did well in high school, and attended Stanford University on scholarship at the age of 16. There, she attained her Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and a Bachelor of Arts in African-American studies. She went on to earn her doctorate in medicine from Cornell University in 1981. Meanwhile working as a general practitioner, Jemison served two and half years as a volunteer in the Peace Corps, spending time in the African countries of Sierra Leone and Liberia. In addition to…

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    impact, but the cause of the accident was linked directly to a malfunction of the rubber O-ring seals in the Solid Rocket Booster assemblies (Fong). In the wake of the tragedy, NASA suspended all flight operations for almost three years while the accident was investigated. President Ronald Regan announced that a committee of 13 people, named the Rogers Commission, would be given 120 days to determine the probable cause of the accident and determine the actions the would have to be taken to…

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    Essay On Sally Ride

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    program in 1978. The space race inspired Ride to look into the idea of becoming an astronaut, but she didn’t believe it was a possibility until NASA started actively seeking out women. Because of Geraldyn “Jerrie” Cobb’s encounter with the FLATS program, Sally Ride and other women were allowed to become astronauts in NASA’s space program with the help of some federal acts to protect women's new found rights such as the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title IX. Once she was at NASA, Ride went on…

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    Sally Ride Essay

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    Sally Ride is a famous astronaut who has accomplished many great things. She is known for being the first American woman and being the overall third person to travel into space. Sally has brought the world to realize that men are not the only great people out there and that woman can be amazing too. Sally Ride is remembered as a national hero who changed the fate of America’s space program. She has taught people to reach for the stars and to keep on trying no matter what. Sally…

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    Ellen Ochoa once said, “Don’t be afraid to reach for the stars,” and she has certainly lived up to the saying. Because of her outer space discoveries and missions as an astronaut, she has not only helped shape Florida history, and that of the continental U.S. as well. She has played a huge role in how hispanic americans have influenced Florida because she defied the odds to become the first female hispanic astronaut, and paved the way for future women and latinos to achieve their goals. `To…

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    My person is Mae c. Jemison. I chose her because she is so inspiring to other african american female women. She shows them that females can do more than what the society labels them to do. I bet it was her for her because she was the only African american female in NASA at the time. Lets see how her life went. Mae c.Jemison born october 17,1956 in decatur alabama. But considered chicago illinois to be her hometown.Her parents are Charlie and Dorothy Jemison born and raised in chicago. Her…

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    Mae Jemison is not only the first African American woman to go into space but a very intelligent and strong woman who has left a mark on the America. Mae Carol Jemison was born on October 17, 1956 in Decatur, Alabama. Her father, Charlie Jemison, worked as a roofer and a carpenter. Her mother, Dorothy Jemison worked as an elementary school teacher. When Jemison was three years old, her family moved to Chicago, Illinois. Better educational opportunities in Chicago prompted their move. They…

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    INTRODUCTION Why is Sally Ride one of the most courageous people to ever live? Sally Ride was courageous because she was able to show Perseverance, Excellence, and Respect in and out of her job . Although Sally Ride wasn’t the first American in space, she showed excellence and still achieved her dreams and was the first woman and youngest woman to ever go to space. Perseverance First, Sally Ride was a courageous person because she showed a lot of perseverance.Sally Ride showed a lot of…

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