Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
junko.yoshida
User Rank
Blogger
re: Sally Ride: 1951-2012
junko.yoshida   7/24/2012 9:28:06 PM
NO RATINGS
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.

george.leopold
User Rank
Rookie
re: Sally Ride: 1951-2012
george.leopold   7/24/2012 4:53:22 PM
NO RATINGS
We note for the record that cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space aboard Vostok 6 in 1963.

nicolas.mokhoff
User Rank
Rookie
re: Sally Ride: 1951-2012
nicolas.mokhoff   7/24/2012 11:05:24 AM
NO RATINGS
Sally Ride: a proud moment for American women, American teachers, and American Space.

rick merritt
User Rank
Author
re: Sally Ride: 1951-2012
rick merritt   7/24/2012 5:26:40 AM
NO RATINGS
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.

mcgrathdylan
User Rank
Blogger
re: Sally Ride: 1951-2012
mcgrathdylan   7/24/2012 3:55:34 AM
NO RATINGS
A sad ending to a truly extraordinary life. She will certainly be remembered. And missed.

george.leopold
User Rank
Rookie
re: Sally Ride: 1951-2012
george.leopold   7/24/2012 12:52:31 AM
NO RATINGS
RIP, Sally Ride.



EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Glen Chenier

Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
Glen Chenier
4 comments
An analog engineer and a digital engineer join forces, use their respective skills, and pull a few bunnies out of a hat to troubleshoot a system with which they are completely unfamiliar. ...

Max Maxfield

What's the Best Traveling Toolkit?
Max Maxfield
23 comments
A few years ago at a family Christmas party, I won a pocket knife as part of a "Dirty Santa" game. This little scamp was a Buck 730 X-Tract. In addition to an incredibly strong and sharp ...

Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer

Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer
10 comments
A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
42 comments
I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

Top Comments of the Week
Flash Poll
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)