Sally Ride Quotes

Sally Ride Quotes: I never went into physics or the astronaut corps to become a role model. But after my first flight, it became clear to me that I was one. And I began to understand the importance of that to people. Young girls need to see role models in whatever careers they may choose, just so they can picture themselves doing those jobs someday. You can't be what you can't see.
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Sally Ride Quote: Anything from making a mistake on an experiment that would ruin some scientist on earth's experiment - career, potentially - to doing something wrong with the satellite that a country was depending on for its communications, to making some mistake that could actually cost you and the crew either a mission or your lives. So there is a lot of pressure that's put on every astronaut to just make sure that he or she understands exactly what to do, exactly when to do it, and is trained and prepared to carry it out.
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Quotes about Sally Ride: I liked math - that was my favorite subject - and I was very interested in astronomy and in physical science.
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Quote about Sally Ride: The astronauts who came in with me in my astronaut class - my class had 29 men and 6 women - those men were all very used to working with women.
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Sally Ride Sayings: I think it's important for little girls growing up, and young women, to have one in every walk of life. So from that point of view, I'm proud to be a role model!
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Sally Ride Saying: It was a real honor for me to get to be the first woman astronaut. I think it's really important that young girls that are growing up today can see that women can be astronauts too. There have actually been a lot of women, who are astronauts, that that's a career that's open to them.
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Sayings about Sally Ride: The best advice I can give anybody is to try to understand who you are and what you want to do, and don't be afraid to go down that road and do whatever it takes and work as hard as you have to work to achieve that.
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Saying about Sally Ride: One thing I probably share with everyone else in the astronaut office is composure.
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Sally Ride Quotes: Yes, I did feel a special responsibility to be the first American woman in space.
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Sally Ride Quote: The most important steps that I followed were studying math and science in school. I was always interested in physics and astronomy and chemistry and I continued to study those subjects through high school and college on into graduate school. That's what prepared me for being an astronaut; it actually gave me the qualifications to be selected to be an astronaut.
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