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#810369 - Mon Jul 23 2012 03:28 PM Sally Ride (May 26, 1951-July 23, 2012)
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Just heard on CNN that she has lost a battle with Pancreatic cancer.

Third woman into space, at that time she was also breaking the age barrier, being the youngest American to go into space at age 32 on STS-7 (Challenger).
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#810397 - Mon Jul 23 2012 06:38 PM Re: Sally Ride (May 26, 1951-July 23, 2012) [Re: mehaul]
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I was wondering how she'd died as I didn't think she was that old... Very sad.
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#810420 - Mon Jul 23 2012 08:47 PM Re: Sally Ride (May 26, 1951-July 23, 2012) [Re: ladymacb29]
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Originally Posted By: ladymacb29
I didn't think she was that old...

Sixty-one isn't old. I had recalled she was slightly older than my dad, but never could remember how much.
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