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Sally Ride

SAN DIEGO, CA – FEBRUARY 7: Dr. Sally Ride, the first U.S. woman to travel into space, speaks to the media at the San Diego Aerospace Museum February 7, 2003 in San Diego, California. Ride gave her condolences to the families of the lost space shuttle Columbia astronauts as well as spoke about the future of the space program. Ride also mentioned a science festival that she sponsors for fifth and eight grade girls known as the Sally Ride Science Club. The next club festival is scheduled for February 22, 2003 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)