BrainPOP

Sally Ride

Pop quiz: Who was the first American woman in space? If you guessed Sally Ride, you’re right! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will fill you in on the amazing accomplishments of Dr. Sally Ride. First, you’ll learn about her youth, and how she almost became a pro tennis player! Next, you’ll follow her on her path to becoming the first female astronaut. And finally, you’ll discover how she made it into outer space, breaking the gender barrier for a new generation of space scientists! Plus, you’ll hear about some of the important work she’s accomplished since her astronaut days. So don’t waste another nanosecond--click to watch the movie!

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