On June 18th, 1983 Dr. Sally Ride became the first American woman to fly in space. Her accomplishments came to symbolize women's achievements in an all male-dominated fields and overnight she became one of the most famous women in American History. The film is the story of Sally Ride a woman space pioneer, as told by herself and several family and friends who shared in her successes.
5 Memorable Moments From Astronaut's Time in Space
PHOTO: In this photo posted on Twitter, May 3, 2015, and provided by NASA, Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti sips espresso from a cup designed for use in zero-gravity, on the International Space Station.