The astronaut Sally Ride passed away at age 61, this age of death has to be considered respectable. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Sally Ride and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
American astronaut and physicist who joined NASA in 1978 and became the first American woman to enter low-Earth orbit. She flew two missions aboard the Challenger shuttle: STS-7 and STS-41-G.
She married Steven Hawley in 1982 and divorced him in 1987. After her death, it was revealed that she had a 27-year relationship with Tam O’Shaughnessy, a female tennis player and professor.
How did Sally Ride die?
Sally Ride's death was caused by pancreatic cancer.
|Cause of death||Pancreatic Cancer|
|Age of death||61 years|
|Birthday||May 26, 1951|
|Death date||July 23, 2012|
|Place of death||La Jolla, California, United States|
|Place of burial||City of Santa Monica Woodlawn Cemetery, Mausoleum & Mortuary, Santa Monica, California, United States|
Quotes by Sally Ride
It takes a few years to prepare for a space mission.Sally Ride
The view of Earth is spectacular.Sally Ride
All adventures, especially into new territory, are scary.Sally Ride
The pressure suit helps if something goes wrong during launch or re-entry – astronauts have a way to parachute off the shuttle. The suits protect you from loss of pressure in case of emergency.Sally Ride
For a long time, society put obstacles in the way of women who wanted to enter the sciences.Sally Ride