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Sally Ride: Trailblazing Astronaut

03/30/13 through 03/31/13 | 12pm, 3pm

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Pier 86, W. 46th St. and 12th Ave. Map

212-245-0072

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30-03-2013 12:00:00 31-03-2013 12:00:00 America/New_York Sally Ride: Trailblazing Astronaut | 12pm, 3pm Dr. Sally Ride, who passed away on July 23, 2012, broke barriers by becoming America's first woman to travel into space on the Space Shuttle Orbiter Challenger in 1983. The interactive talk will celebrate her career with NASA and the legacy she left for young people in the fields of science and technology. Every Saturday and Sunday in March. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=130667 Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

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In honor of Women’s History Month, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum introduces the free Tour Guide Talk “Sally Ride: Trailblazing Astronaut” that will run every Saturday and Sunday in March, from noon-12:15pm & 3-3:15pm.

Dr. Sally Ride, who passed away on July 23, 2012, broke barriers by becoming America’s first woman to travel into space on the Space Shuttle Orbiter Challenger in 1983. The interactive talk will celebrate her career with NASA and the legacy she left for young people in the fields of science and technology.

This Tour Guide Talk is open to the public and free with the price of admission to the museum.

Venue Description: The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a non-profit, educational institution featuring the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, the space shuttle Enterprise, the world's fastest jets and a guided missile submarine. Through exhibitions, educational programming and the foremost collection of technologically groundbreaking aircraft and vessels, visitors of all ages and abilities are taken on an interactive journey through history to learn about American innovation and bravery. The Intrepid Museum fulfills its mission to honor our heroes, educate the public and inspire our youth by connecting them to history through hands-on exploration while bridging the future by inspiring innovation.

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