Me after I quit being an astronaut. Sally Ride By : Courtnie Betteley
Me as an astronaut. Early Life Experiences • I was born May 26,1951 in Encino, California. • Dale Burdell and Carl Joyce Ride are my parents. • I had one sister ,her name is Karen.[Bear]. • I was a very curious child who was encouraged to her best in everything I set her mind to.
Early Life Experiences • I loved to play sports , she played tennis , softball, and football. • I also loved Shakespeare’s play’s , and looking at stars through her telescope. • As a girl I loved to read books, but mostly science fiction books. • Me playing tennis.
Education • I went to Westlake school on a tennis scholarship. • I went to Swarthmore College , but dropped out to play tennis. • After quitting tennis I went to Stanford University in Palo Alto , and graduated. -Me as a child.
Occupation • I got a job with NASA in 1977 as a astronaut , mission control , and a mission specialist. • While looking for a job I was a PH.D candidate looking for post doctoral work in astrophysics. • When I was in space she worked with a team that designed the remote control mechanical arm that they use to retrieve and deploy satellites. A portrait of me as an astronaut.
Occupation Me on the Space shuttle Challenger. • I had a lot of jobs , some of her jobs were astronaut , scientist , physicist , writer , and a doctor. • I launched communication satellites and put them in the cargo area.
Occupation • When the space she shuttle exploded I was in the one in the group that researched it. • I was the president of the websites Space.com , and EarthKAM. • I moved to NASA headquarters in Washington D.C that’s where I was an assistant to NASA. Me working on the Challenger.
Goals • I wanted to become a professional tennis player. • I also wanted to become a professional football player. • I wanted to be a science teacher. • I wanted to be the first woman in space. Me and my team of astronauts.
Accomplishments • I become the first woman in space in 1983. • I got a scholarship to a private school for playing tennis. • I was a physics professor. • I wrote 5 books. • I was in the National Woman's Hall Of Fame. The space shuttle Challenger launching with me on it.
Accomplishments • I received a lot of honors as an astronaut. • I received bachelors degrees. • I was a director of the space institute. Some of the books I written.
Lesson I learned • I learned that even if you are not allowed to do something don’t give up because you can achieve anything that you put your mind to. I am taking of in the Challenger.
Interesting Facts • When I was launching into space 250,000 people came to watch. • I operated a 50 foot robotic arm to pick up a 3000 pound satellite. • I spent more than 343 hours in space. One of the patches I earned.
Sources • Sally Ride Rebecca Gomez 2003 • http://discoverer.prod.sirs.com/discoweb/disco/do/article?urn=urn%3Asirs%3Aus%3ba • 100 Amazing Americans Jerome Agel 1990 • http://www.biography .com/articles/Sally-Ride-9458284 • http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/biographies/ride/ Me as an astronaut.