Last Updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 08:25
US President Barack Obama has announced to award the nation`s highest civilian honour posthumously to the first American female astronaut Dr Sally Ride for her contributions to the US space program and education system.
Last Updated: Monday, September 03, 2012, 12:48
The United States lost three space pioneers in about five weeks from mid-July, but each one of them - Forrest McCartney, Sally Ride, and Neil Armstrong - did their country and humanity proud.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 09:30
Sally Ride, the first US woman to go into space, has died after a 17-month battle against cancer.
Last Updated: Friday, March 23, 2012, 08:34
A NASA spacecraft in orbit around the moon has sent back five dozen new images of the lunar surface including a view of the far side with Earth in the distance.
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