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Sally Ride, 61, Left Major Imprint on Space Program

Clip: 07/24/2012 | 9m 28s

Known for being the first American woman in space, Sally Ride dedicated her life to inspiring young people to engage in science, using space travel as a means to an educational end, rather than her own personal thrill ride. Judy Woodruff talks with science correspondent Miles O'Brien about Ride and her legacy.

Aired: 07/24/12

Rating: NR

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