Sally Ride Science Launches Online Professional Development Program to Build Student Interest in STEM Careers

Online Academy Program Brings Successes of Sally Ride Science Training to Educators Across the United States 08/14/13 (San Diego, CA) – Today, Sally Ride Science announced the launch of a new online academy designed to provide professional development in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to educators across the United States. Building on its popular […]
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President Obama Names Sally Ride a Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient

America’s first woman in space hailed as a “role model to generations of young women” and passionate advocate of science education. 08/09/13 (San Diego, CA) – The White House Office of the Press Secretary announced yesterday that President Obama has awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Sally Ride (posthumous), America’s first woman in space, […]
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President Obama Names Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients

2013 Marks 50th Anniversary of President Kennedy’s Establishment of the Presidential Medal of Freedom 08/08/13 By Office of the Press Secretary, The White House (Washington) – Today, President Barack Obama named sixteen recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have […]
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VIDEO: Celebrating Sally

07/23/13 Google in EducationThe Celebrating Sally HOA featured NASA scientists, the founder of Sally Ride Science and a 13 year-old aspiring astronaut to discuss Sally Ride’s legacy. Panelists included: Dr. Karen Flammer: co-founder of Sally Ride Science & a space physicist Lori Garver: Deputy Administrator of NASA Mamta Patel Nagaraja: Program Manager of Women@NASA Amber […]
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Space Station Live: EarthKAM Gives Students Window on World

4/26/13 Since the earliest days of the space program, astronauts have taken photos of the Earth from space to capture the beauty of the planet and to document the impacts of man-made and natural events. While only a small percentage of people are fortunate enough to witness this view firsthand, since 2001 the EarthKAM investigation […]
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