June 18th Events

June 18th

On this day in 1983, Dr. Sally Ride (05-26-1951 – 07-23-2012) became the first American woman in space, aboard the Challenger for a six day mission. She said, “The thing that I’ll remember most about the flight is that it was fun. In fact, I’m sure it was the most fun I’ll ever have in my life.”          

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