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Title: SALLY


1
RIDE
SALLY
The First American Woman In Space
2
Our future lies with todays kids and tomorrows
space exploration. -Dr. Sally Ride
3
50's
Cool Things Rock and Roll Blue Jeans Poodle
Skirts American Band Stand Colored TV
World Happenings Rosa Parks refuses to get off
the bus Alaska and Hawaii become States
4
1950
  • Sally Kristen Ride was born on May 26, 1951 in
    Encino, California
  • She loved playing baseball and football with
    neighborhood boys.
  • At 10 her dream was to become a professional
    football player but, her parents convinced her to
    pursue tennis.
  • Sally pursued this area and became a ranked
    player on the junior tennis circuit

5
60's
Cool Things Go-Go boots Bouffant
Hairstyles Barbie GI Joe
6
1960
  • Sally played tennis while attending a high
    school in Los Angeles.
  • During high school her interest in science was
    sparked.
  • While attending college Sally realized she was
    not good enough to become a professional tennis
    player.

7
Things to Remember Rubric Cube Mood Rings Star
Wars Figures
70's
Technology Floppy Disk Invented Apollo 17 Atari
was produced VCR introduced
TV Shows Happy Days The Brady Bunch Sesame Street
8
1970
  • In 1970 Sally went to Stanford University
  • She earned two degrees one in English and
    another in Science.
  • Ms. Ride then earned her masters in
    astrophysics.
  • During graduate school Sally applied to an add
    she saw in a newspaper to become a member of
    NASA.
  • 1977 She joined NASA

9
Galaxy Quest Vol. 1 Issue 3
  • NASA Calls For Astronauts More than 8,000
    men and women applied to the space program this
    year. 35
  • were accepted,
  • six of whom
  • were women. The
  • trainees pack up and leave their families next
    Friday to begin training for the future space
    exploration. Good luck to all! Aba

Is space exploration something that intrigues
you? Start studying up! The next NASA training
program will be coming soon!! For more
information call 1-800-555-6666.
10
1980
Enough Said …
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. . . but anyway
Cool Things Smurfs Cabbage Patch Nintendo Teenage
Mutant Turtles
TV Shows Back To The Future Oprah The Wonder
Years The Cosby Show
Fast Food Joints McDonalds became yummy Taco Bell
12
1980
Sally went through training that included
parachute jumping, water survival, gravity and
weightless environment, and radio
communication. 1983 Dr. Sally Ride became the
first American woman in space on the shuttle The
Challenger. 1984- Took her next flight for eight
days on the challenger 1986- The Challenger blew
up and Sally was part of the team to investigate
the disaster. 1987- Sally officially retired
from NASA.
13
Reaching For The Stars and Beyond
Present
  • Sally is now a Physics professor at the
    University of California.
  • She writes childrens books encouraging them to
    reach for the stars.
  • Dr. Ride headed EarthKam an internet based NASA
    project that allows middle school classes to
    download photos of the earth from space.
  • Imaginary Lines an organization founded to
    support all girls interested in science and
    technology.
  • Inducted into the Astronaut Hall of Fame at
    Kennedy Space Center on June 21, 2003 and has won
    numerous awards.

14
We need to impress upon students that
engineering is creativity, its curiosity, its
common sense, and cool stuff, said Ride. Its
not just geeks with pocket protectors. -Dr.
Sally Ride
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How to Escape From Earth
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  • Materials
  • A stack of books one foot high
  • A ruler
  • Marbles
  • Poster board
  • Tape
  • Procedure Handout

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