Sally Ride

A statue of Father Junipero Serra, the founder of Californias missions and a controversial figure for his role in a process that began the decimation of the Native American population, stands in Statuary Hall in the US Capitol in Washington, DC, January 30, 2015. (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Slam Plan To Replace Statue Of Calif. Missionary With Sally Ride Memorial

Southland lawmakers are criticizing a vote by the California State Senate to replace a statue in the U.S. Capitol of one of the state’s key historical figures with one of astronaut Sally Ride.

04/14/2015

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Celebrate 5 Of LA’s Most Influential Women

What better way to celebrate Women’s History Month than to revisit the impressive women in Los Angeles and US history and remember their legacy? Here are just five such outstanding ladies.

CBS Los Angeles–03/14/2013

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Opinion: Sally Ride, A Role Model For The Ages

Looking around our nation, it’s obvious that we need more heroines and heroes with Sally Ride’s brave and courageous character. Her inspiration and legacy must live on to create the heroines – and heroes – of the future.

07/24/2012

NASA astronaut Robert Crippen (C, first row), the Space Shuttle Challenger crew commander, pose in January 1983 in Johnson Space Center, Houston, with his crewmembers, Astronauts Frederick Hauck (R), Shuttle pilot, Sally Ride (L),  John Fabian and Norman Thagard, mission specialists. (credit: AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

Sally Ride, First American Woman To Go To Space, Dies At 61

Sally Ride, the first American woman to go to space, died Monday at the age of 61.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/23/2012