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More about Sally Ride

24 Jul 2012, 16:03 UTC
More about Sally Ride
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There has been wide reaction to the sad news of Sally Ride's death. See, for example, the many links at spacetoday.net today and yesterday about it. Jeff Foust writes about the response: President, Congress react to Sally Ride’s passing - Space Politics

A couple of articles about her life:
/-- Sally Ride, America's first woman in space, dies after bout with cancer - CBS Space News
/-- Sally Ride: The celebrity-shy, first US woman in space - CSMonitor.com

While on the Augustine Committee, she was in the subgroup that had the tough job of dealing with the nitty-gritty details of the NASA budget and trying to see what programs could fit within realistic funding scenarios. Here is her presentation of their grim findings (link via Stephen C. Smith):

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