Geek Fact for June 18th

In 1983, aboard Challenger 2, Sally Ride became the first U.S. woman in space.

The first woman in space was Russian cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova, who orbited the Earth 48 times in 1963.

Learn more about Sally Ride at http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/ride-sk.html

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