* Sally Ride on Pressure
February 2, 2016•12 min
“I wish that there had been another woman on my flight. I think it would have been a lot easier.” - Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, shortly after the historic launch in 1983.
Interviewed by Gloria Steinem.
This episode marks the return of our special series, The Experimenters. We’re uncovering lost interviews with the icons of science, technology, and innovation - people who helped make the world we live in today.
At the time of this interview, as far as the public - and it turns out the press - were concerned, space was for clean-cut alpha males with names like Buzz. Then Sally Ride came along.
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