//
archives

Shannon Lucid

This tag is associated with 1 post

June 18 1983 First American woman in space


On June 18th 1983, from Cape Canaveral, Florida, the space shuttle Challenger is launched into space on its second mission. Aboard the shuttle was Dr. Sally Ride, who as a mission specialist became the first American woman to travel into space. During the six-day mission, Ride, an astrophysicist from Stanford University, operated the shuttle’s robot … Continue reading

writer@craighill.net

Join 1,673 other followers

An archive of all my old posts

Follow me on Twitter

  • RT @AustDems: Environment scientists in Australia and the US have reviewed the evidence and found that future environmental conditions will… 3 hours ago
  • RT @AustDems: "The federal government will not rule out using new laws to allow a future reboot of the botched robodebt scheme, an option G… 3 hours ago
  • RT @AustDems: "In a judgment published this week, the top tier of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal found mistakes by Centrelink had put… 3 hours ago
  • RT @AustDems: "The line separating an increasingly revved up, Trump-obsessed base and the Coalition government is now paper-thin. It might… 3 hours ago
  • RT @TheTweetOfGod: Called it. 9 hours ago

I also have a news site about China: