Sally Kristen Ride, the first American women in space.

Work Cited:

“Dr. Sally Ride: America's first Woman in Space.” Academy of Achievement. 1999. Retrieved on 29 Nov. 2009. <http://www.achievement.org/autodoc/photocredit/achievers/rid0-001>.

“Biographical Data: Sally Ride.” National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 2006. Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center. Retrieved on 29 Nov. 2009. <http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/ride-sk.html >.