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An Interview with Sally Ride

Watch an uncut interview with the late astronaut, conducted in 1984, and hear her views on being the first American woman in space.
Topic: Space + FlightSpace & FlightNova

Program Description

In 1984, NOVA interviewed Sally Ride in a training hangar at NASA for the program "Space Women." Watch the interview to hear the late Dr. Ride discuss why she joined NASA, what Earth looks like from above, and what it was like to be the first American woman in space.

For more on Sally Ride, read Senior Series Producer Melanie Wallace's blog post on Inside NOVA. Melanie conducted the 1984 interview.