Sally Ride Stamp launches today

SAN DIEGO — Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space, a pioneering astronaut, brilliant physicist and dedicated educator who inspired the nation, will be commemorated on a Forever stamp today. Share the news using the hashtags #SallyRideForever and #AstronautStamps.

The Sally Ride Forever stamp 5 p.m. PDT dedication ceremony, free and open to the public, will take place at the Price Center, University of California San DiegoRide served as a professor of physics at the university, which also is home to Sally Ride Science @ U C San Diegoa non-profit organization she co-founded to inspire young people in science, engineering, technology and math (STEM) and to promote STEM literacy. Continue reading