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Sally Ride (1951–2012)

Sally Ride was born on May 26, 1951 in Encino, Los Angeles, California, USA as Sally Kristen Ride. She is known for her work on Bob Hope's Salute to NASA: 25 Years of Reaching for the Stars (1983), The Dream Is Alive (1985) and Spaceflight (1985). She was married to Steve Hawley. She died on July 23, 2012 in La Jolla, California. See full bio »

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 1992 Space Age (TV Series documentary) (chairman - 2 episodes)
- Quest for Planet Mars (1992) ... (chairman: Film Committee Chair - as Sally K. Ride)
- Celestial Sentinels (1992) ... (chairman: Film Committee Chair - as Sally K. Ride)
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 1999 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Dr. Sally Ride
- Godspeed (1999) ... Dr. Sally Ride
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 2008 Some Assembly Required (Documentary) (executive producer)
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 2013 National Tribute to Sally Ride (Documentary short)
Sally Ride
 2010 Texas Monthly Talks (TV Series)
Herself - Interviewee
- Sally Ride, Astronaut (2010) ... Herself - Interviewee
 2006 The Minerva Awards 2006: Sally Ride (Short)
Herself - Interviewee
 1987 Sesame Street (TV Series)
- Episode #19.10 (1987) ... Herself
 1985 The Dream Is Alive (Documentary short)
 1985 Spaceflight (TV Series documentary)
- The Territory Ahead (1985) ... Herself
- One Giant Leap (1985) ... Herself
- The Wings of Mercury (1985) ... Herself
- Thunder in the Skies (1985) ... Herself
 1981 Today (TV Series)
- Episode dated 23 July 1981 (1981) ... Herself
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 2013 Makers: Women Who Make America (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Herself, physicist and astronaut
- Charting a New Course (2013) ... Herself, physicist and astronaut
 2005 Beyond the Moon: Failure Is Not an Option 2 (TV Movie documentary)
 2005 Conquering Space: The Moon and Beyond (Video documentary)
Herself - NASA Astronaut
 1991 Memories of 1970-1991 (TV Series documentary)
- 1983 ... Herself
 1985 Sesame Street (TV Series)
- Episode #16.94 (1985) ... Herself (uncredited)

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Sally K. Ride


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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When I wasn't working, I was usually at a window looking down at Earth. See more »


Had a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer. See more »

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