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Who Discovered Why The Challenger Exploded?
Everyone knows Richard Feynman’s famous televised demonstration that the Challenger had exploded because its O-rings got stiff when they were cold -- but it wasn’t Feynman’s discovery. It was Sally Ride’s.'

(via Tony Finch)
richard-feynman  sally-ride  history  space  challenger  o-rings  science  engineering  nasa 
march 2017 by jm
Lunar Impact Site Named After Sally Ride - Website
NASA has named the site where two spacecraft hit the Moon on Dec. 17th in honor of the late astronaut Sally K. Ride, who was America's first woman in space and a member of the GRAIL mission team.
december 2012 by NASA_SCIENCE_NEWS
America's First Woman In Space Was A Lesbian
Andrew Sullivan's rather harsh critique of Sally Ride's decision not to come out about her sexual orientation.
Sally-ride  gay-issues  people  file:gay  from instapaper
july 2012 by swehba

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