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Sally Ride : The First American Woman in Space - Tom Riddolls

Sally Ride

The First American Woman in Space

Paperback

Published: 15th August 2010
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old
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Sally Ride soared into outer space on the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983, the youngest astronaut and the first U.S. woman in space. Just 32 years old that year, this California girl was already an accomplished astrophysicist when NASA chose her from over 8,000 applicants to join its team of astronauts. Since then, Sally Ride has spent over 343 hours in space. At the time of the Challenger disaster in 1986, Sally was training for her next flight, but when it was postponed, she became one of the investigators of the accident. Since then, she has written several books introducing young readers to the subject of space exploration and encouraging them to study the sciences.

73 seconds that changed everything
Before the stars
The first up there
Disaster strikes, twice
Lessons for the future
Science is for girls
Chronology
Glossary
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ISBN: 9780778725503
ISBN-10: 0778725502
Series: Crabtree Groundbreaker Biographies
Audience: Children
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old
For Grades: 4 - 6
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 112
Published: 15th August 2010
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 18.5  x 0.7
Weight (kg): 0.3