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MCPS Celebrates Women’s History Month: Sally Ride and Christa McAuliffe


S. Christa McAuliffe and Dr. Sally K. Ride elementary schools are dedicated to women who made a difference in space. Sally Ride was the first American woman to be sent into space. Christa McAuliffe, who died in the space shuttle Challenger accident in 1986, was selected to be the first teacher in space.