She The People: NASA

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 07/24/2012

Sally Ride didn't want to be a gay icon

SHE THE PEOPLE | Amid the girl power that Ride taught women, one barrier that even the first American woman in space chose not to break was sexuality.

By Suzi Parker  |  12:13 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sally Ride, NASA, space, gay icons, 1980s, Generation X