All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Sally Ride’

Robin Roberts: ‘GMA’ Cohost to Christen New Blimp

Robin Roberts–cohost of Good Morning America–will join a line of notable women in August when she christens the new Goodyear blimp. Several accomplished women before her have also been bestowed with the honor–Sally Ride and Amelia Earhart among them. Roberts has a family legacy with the Goodyear company as well as with the city of Akron, Ohio, where the Goodyear …

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Sally Ride, America’s First Woman in Space, Dies at 61

Human space flight has always captivated the minds of the public, especially ever since man ventured into space; however, when a woman first traveled up into space (alongside man), the way we observed space travel was changed forever. The woman who took responsibility for being the first American woman in space was Sally Ride. Sally Ride, a 32 year-old English …

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