Sally Ride

Mattel is honoring the two historic icons as part of its Inspiring Women series.
From her diagnosis with cancer to her death 17 months later, Sally and I became more publicly open about being a gay couple.
LEGO’s new collection, “Women of NASA” features four game-changing space pioneers.
Sally Ride was a graduate student at Stanford when she answered an ad in the Stanford Daily and applied for a job with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, better known as NASA.
Plus there's a beautifully animated film to bring life to the 1983 conversation.
In a blog post for Google, the astronaut's life partner, Tam O’Shaughnessy, wrote that Ride would’ve been “honored” by Tuesday’s
Sally Ride led a bifurcated life too. She didn't forget part of herself, she just chose not to present it to the world. I am fascinated by her success in transforming the world while hiding part of herself.