Monday, June 21, 2010
A Past Speaker Hits a Milestone
Twenty-seven years ago, Sally Ride made history when her vessel, the Space Shuttle Challenger launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. As the shuttle took to the air, Ride became the first American woman to encounter space. A great blog entry from the Smithsonian Museum remembering the event and an interesting tidbit on Dr. Ride's space suit. Click here to read the entry.