Sally Ride

Sally Ride poses with the crew of space shuttle mission STS-7, the 1983 mission on which she became the first American woman in space. It was also the first mission with a five-person crew.

Front row, l-r: Sally Ride, Commander Bob Crippen, Pilot Frederick Hauck. Back row, l-r: John Fabian, Norm Thagard. Photo: NASA.

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