Sally Kristen Ride was an American physicist and astronaut. Born in Los Angeles, Ride joined NASA in 1978 and became the first American woman in space in 1983. Wikipedia*
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Sally Ride has seven videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1997 News Conference. The year with the most videos was 2003 with three videos as a Professor for the Space Science of the University of California, San Diego. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2009 with an average of 1,806 views per program. Most appearances with Harold W. Gehman Jr. (2). Most common tags: Space, Shuttle Columbia Accident.