first woman in space

Queens reacts to death of Sally Ride
Queens reacts to death of Sally Ride
News Queens Courier Staff 7/24/2012 at 3:01PM

Former NASA astronaut Sally Ride, who became the first U.S. woman to go into space, died of pancreatic cancer yesterday at the age of 61. Queens locals share some of their favorite memories of the space mission with Sally Ride.   “She was a brave woman and a great role model.” -Joan McGuirk   “America was [...]