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Photograph of the STS-7 crew for a portrait in Challenger flight (with Sally Ride), 1983

National Archives and Records Administration1983-06-24

U.S. National Archives

U.S. National Archives

On June 18, 1983, Sally Ride became the first American woman in space on the Space Shuttle Challenger’s second mission.
Dr. Ride served as the mission specialist. Her tasks included using the robotic arm to launch satellites into space.

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  • Title: Photograph of the STS-7 crew for a portrait in Challenger flight (with Sally Ride), 1983
  • Creator: National Archives and Records Administration
  • Date: 1983-06-24
  • External Link: National Archives Identifier: 22487427

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