Because of Her Story: Sally Ride

The Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative, Because of Her Story, seeks to deepen our knowledge and appreciation of women’s contributions to American society. Drawing on the Smithsonian’s unique and vast resources, the initiative strives share complete and compelling story of women in America.

In this video Margaret Weitekamp, a curator of space history at the National Air and Space Museum, talks about Sally Ride’s role as the first American woman in space, and how her leadership changed the perception of women in science.

Posted: 2 January 2019
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