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How do I get on Rocket Ship? This sketch illustrates the dilemma. 6 more words

Rocket Ship

What Do You Think Of This Planet Earth Flag?

There was a bit of a press frenzy last week surrounding the idea of a global flag that could be used in instances of human exploration off our planet, where international collaboration could be celebrated and memorialized on alien worlds rather than the more old-timey nationalistic space races with various countries’ flags dotting remote landscapes across the Solar System. 652 more words

Mars

Famous Astronauts and Astronomers

Studied this year:

1. Sally Ride

2. Mae Jemison

3. Neil Armstrong

4. Galileo Galilei

5. Isaac Newton

Astronomy

Happy Birthday, Sally: Remembering The First American Woman In Space

Today marks what would have been the 64th birthday of NASA astronaut Sally Ride, the first American woman in space — and to commemorate her incredible accomplishments, we’ve compiled some of our favorite Sally moments for you to re-live all over (or perhaps for the first time).  231 more words

News

Today Is Sally Ride Day! She Gets Her Own Google Doodle!

A Great Big Thanks To Sally!

I am the same generation as Sally Ride, a little younger.  She came at a time when women were just starting to break barriers that had been put up to keep us out.  112 more words

Travel

Google Doodle honors first American woman in space

Sally Ride inspired millions when she became the first American woman in space.

Now she’s the inspiration for a Google Doodle.

On Tuesday, her 64th birthday, Google is featuring five different “doodles” honoring Ride. 178 more words

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