|Full Name:||Sally Kristen Ride|
|Birthplace:||Los Angeles, California (North America)|
|Born:||May 26, 1951|
|Died:||July 23, 2012|
|Affiliation:||United States of America; NASA|
|Previous Assignment:||Challenger (flight STS-7)|
|Final Assignment:||Challenger (flight STS-41G)|
Sally Kristen Ride (May 26, 1951 – July 23, 2012) was a human astronaut who lived in the 20th and 21st centuries. In the year 1983, she became the first American female to reach space, on a flight of the space shuttle Challenger.