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Navy christens ship "R/V Sally Ride"

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#1    Waspie_Dwarf

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Posted 11 August 2014 - 04:14 PM

Navy christens new research ship for Sally Ride, first US woman in space


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August 10, 2014 - The U.S. Navy has honored America's first woman in space, christening its newest research ship after the late astronaut Sally Ride.

Tam O'Shaughnessy, Ride's life partner and successor as chief executive officer at the science education company Sally Ride Science, broke the traditional champagne bottle across the bow of the R/V Sally Ride during the naming ceremony held at the Dakota Creek Industries shipyard in Anacortes, Washington on Saturday (Aug. 9).

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Posted 11 August 2014 - 04:17 PM

Mustang Sally?

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