This Month in NASA History
- Created: Sunday, 01 June 2008
This year, as NASA celebrates its 50th anniversary, we’ll be highlighting technology innovations and important moments in NASA history, leading to our special 50th Anniversary Issue in October.
This Month in NASA History: On June 18, 1983, Sally Ride became the first American woman in space aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger.
Learn more about these events at //www.nasa.gov/50th.