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Sally Ride: First American Woman in Space


Wednesday, February 24th 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Dole Institute of Politics Adult

Award-winning 20/20 and ABC News reporter and author Lynn Sherr will talk about her definitive biography, Sally Ride: First American Woman in Space. Sally Ride made history as the first American woman in space. A member of the first astronaut class to include women, she broke through a quarter-century of white male fighter jocks when NASA chose her for the seventh shuttle mission, cracking the celestial ceiling and inspiring several generations of women. (Source: http://books.simonandschuster.com/)

  • Contact: Kristin Soper
  • Contact Information: ksoper@lawrencepubliclibrary.org