Sally Ride

Sally Ride fought for years to help stop this:http://upwr.me/M74exA

The pioneer astronaut passed away yesterday after a long bout with pancreatic cancer. Along with 4 degrees from Stanford, she was the first American woman astronaut in space, a tennis pro, had two elementary schools named after her and spent her later years with her partner, advocating for girls to remain interested in science.

She was smarter than basically everyone. And a staunch advocate for women in science. And a rocket full of awesome.

Sally Ride fought for years to help stop this: http://upwr.me/M74exA

The pioneer astronaut passed away yesterday after a long bout with pancreatic cancer. Along with 4 degrees from Stanford, she was the first American woman astronaut in space, a tennis pro, had two elementary schools named after her and spent her later years with her partner, advocating for girls to remain interested in science. 

She was smarter than basically everyone. And a staunch advocate for women in science. And a rocket full of awesome.
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