Sally Ride NASA Crew our spaceflight heritage remembering sts 41g Sally NASA Crew Ride

Sally Ride NASA Crew our spaceflight heritage remembering sts 41g Sally NASA Crew Ride.

Sally Ride NASA Crew

Ride attended Portola Junior High (now Portola Middle School) and then Birmingham High School before graduating from the private Westlake School for Girls in Los Angeles on a scholarship. In addition to being interested in science, she was a nationally ranked tennis player. Ride attended Swarthmore College for three semesters, took physics courses at University of California, Los Angeles, and...
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Neil Armstrong Navy Uniform aviatorsmilitary gallery Navy Uniform Armstrong Neil.

Neil Armstrong Navy Uniform

A graduate of Purdue University, Armstrong studied aeronautical engineering; his college tuition was paid for by the U. S. Navy under the Holloway Plan. He became a midshipman in 1949 and a naval aviator the following year. He saw action in the Korean War, flying the Grumman F9F Panther from the aircraft carrier USS Essex. In September 1951, while making a low bombing run, Armstrong's aircraft...
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Curiosity Rover Laser mars nasa nasagif laser pewpew msl curiosity rover science Rover Laser Curiosity.

Curiosity Rover Laser

Curiosity is a car-sized rover designed to explore the crater Gale on Mars as part of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission (MSL). Curiosity was launched from Cape Canaveral on November 26, 2011, at 15:02 UTC and landed on Aeolis Palus inside Gale on Mars on August 6, 2012, 05:17 UTC. The Bradbury Landing site was less than 2. 4 km (1. 5 mi) from the center of the rover's touchdown target...