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First US specewoman Sally Ride remembered

The first American woman in space, Sally Ride, has died at the age of 61.

She was the youngest person ever from the United States to go into space when she joined the crew of the Challenger Space Shuttle in 1983, aged 32.

NASA's Chief Historian Bill Barry remembered her to BBC Radio 5 liveUp All Night.

To listen to other Radio 5 live interviews, please visit the Best Bits page.

  • 24 Jul 2012
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