Today in Florida History June 18, 1983 – Sally Ride became the first American women in space aboard the Challenger Space Shuttle on this date. The flight (STS-7) lifted off from Cape Canaveral at 11:33 UTC and flew over 2.5 million miles lasting 6 days. During this historic flight, the crew launched three satellites and conducted dozens of other scientific and medical experiments. Dr. Ride would fly on one more Space Shuttle...Read more
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