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junko.yoshida
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junko.yoshida   7/24/2012 9:28:06 PM
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Thanks for posting this. I was living in Japan when Sally Ride flew into space. Everyone in Japan knew her name. A few years later, Japan, too, got its own first female astronaut, Chiaki Mukai. RIP.

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george.leopold   7/24/2012 4:53:22 PM
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We note for the record that cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space aboard Vostok 6 in 1963.

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nicolas.mokhoff   7/24/2012 11:05:24 AM
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Sally Ride: a proud moment for American women, American teachers, and American Space.

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rick merritt   7/24/2012 5:26:40 AM
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Gone too soon. Wonderful video at the link. I especially appreciated her comments about the fragility of the thin royal blue line of Earth's atmosphere.

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mcgrathdylan   7/24/2012 3:55:34 AM
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A sad ending to a truly extraordinary life. She will certainly be remembered. And missed.

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george.leopold   7/24/2012 12:52:31 AM
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RIP, Sally Ride.



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