RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 601145795 LA English T1 Sally Ride : the first American woman in space A1 Riddolls, Tom., PB Crabtree Pub. Co. PP St. Catharines, Ont.; New York, N.Y. YR 2011 SN 9780778725503 0778725502 9780778725411 0778725413 9781451701845 1451701845 9781427194732 ) 1427194734 (electronic (PDF) AB Sally Ride soared into outer space on the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983, the youngest astronaut and the first U.S. woman in space. Just 32 years old that year, this California girl was already an accomplished astrophysicist when NASA chose her from over 8,000 applicants to join its team of astronauts. Since then, Sally Ride has spent over 343 hours in space.