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Astronauts and Earth

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OVERVIEW from Planetary Collective on Vimeo.

Written by Jeffery Battersby

February 20th, 2013 at 10:00 pm

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Sally Ride Dies at 61

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Dr. Ride was finishing studies at Sanford — degrees in physics and astrophysics (and also English) — and looking for a job when she saw a newspaper advertisement that said NASA was accepting astronaut applications. She looked at the qualifications and said, “I’m one of those people,” she told The New York Times in 1982.

She applied, and made the cut.

Just like that…

Sally Ride, Trailblazing Astronaut, Dies at 61 | via NY Times

Written by Jeffery Battersby

July 23rd, 2012 at 5:23 pm

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