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1983

Sally Ride

 
 
1983 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 2, 2018
1. 1983 Marker
Inscription.
1983
Sally Ride


Dr. Ride, the first American woman in space, takes part in the 7th Space Shuttle mission. The reusable spacecraft carry out 113 missions between 1983 and 2003.

Astronaut Sally Ride, 1984. NASA Johnson Space Center.
Sally Ride monitors the control panels, 1983. NASA Johnson Space Center.

 
Erected by U.S. Department of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 52.527′ N, 77° 0.153′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Tingey Street SE east of New Jersey Avenue SE. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 New Jersey Ave SE, Washington DC 20590, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 2004 (here, next to this marker); 1972-1978 (here, next to this marker); Landing Gear and Wheels (a few steps from this marker); 2003 (a few steps from this marker); 1966 (a few steps from this marker); 1607 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1967 (within shouting distance of this marker); April 1, 1967 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
Categories. Air & SpaceWomen
 
1983 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 2, 2018
2. 1983 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 2, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 2, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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