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2014-03-27 23:02:16

Nation’s Science Teachers to Be Introduced to a New Array of Resources for Educators and Students San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 On April 3-6, Sally Ride Science will participate in the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) annual national conference, to be held at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston, MA. More than 300 exhibiting organizations and nearly 10,000 attendees are expected at what is often considered to be one of the largest events in STEM...

2014-03-07 23:00:28

Bear Ride to Accept Honor and Award On Her Sister’s Behalf; Sally Called “An Inspiration for Girls of All Ages” San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Today, the Women in Aviation, International (WAI) inducted four new women into its International Pioneer Hall of Fame, with Sally Ride—America’s first woman in space—joining Nancy Currie, Beryl Markham, and Sheila Scott as honorees. These women are being honored at WAI's 25th Annual International Conference, to be held March...

2014-01-27 23:21:13

Event in San Francisco will honor the achievements of 100 Business School alumni, celebrating women’s professional achievements. (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Sally Ride Science CEO Sheryle Bolton, will be one of 100 Harvard Business School (HBS) women selected by the school’s alumni to be honored as it celebrates “50 years of Women at HBS” at the W50 Gala event, held this evening at the Ritz-Carlton in San Francisco, CA. This select group of 100 distinguished honorees was nominated...

2013-12-13 23:01:17

VP of Marketing Jim Mills Honored for His Work with Harvard Business School Community Partners San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 On December 3, the Harvard Business School (HBS) Club of Northern California Community Partners presented Sally Ride Science Vice President of Marketing Jim Mills with “The Jim Stocker Award for Volunteer Excellence” for his pro bono work as a marketing consultant for non-profit organizations over the past 10 years. Most recently, Mr. Mills, a 1986...

Fifteenth Anniversary Of First Humans To Cross Threshold Into ISS
2013-12-09 08:30:16

[ Watch the Video: Happy Birthday ISS! ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Dec. 10, 2013 NASA and its 15 international partners will celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of the first humans to enter the International Space Station (ISS). While a continuous human presence did not begin until Nov 2, 2000, the six-person crew of the Space Shuttle Endeavour (STS-88) were the first to cross the threshold. DELIVERING THE GOODS The story of the ISS actually began...

2013-11-20 23:03:11

Award Posthumously Conferred at White House Ceremony Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Today, President Barack Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Dr. Sally Ride (posthumous), America’s first woman in space, a physics professor at the University of California, San Diego, and the founder of Sally Ride Science. Accepting the award on her behalf was her longtime partner and co-founder of Sally Ride Science, Dr. Tam O’Shaughnessy. Also present were Sally’s...

2013-11-15 23:19:51

CEO Sheryle Bolton to participate in panel discussions on the future of STEM education in California, and the gender gap in STEM majors; Sally Ride Science co-founder Dr. Karen Flammer to present on Sally Ride EarthKAM Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 On Monday, November 18, and Tuesday, November 19, Sally Ride Science will participate in the first-ever California STEM Symposium, to be held at the Sacramento Convention Center. Convening under the theme “Invest in California STEM...

2013-11-12 23:01:53

November mission still accepting students after October mission breaks records. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Sally Ride EarthKAM is set to begin another mission November 12-15, allowing students from across the world to operate a camera aboard the International Space Station (ISS) that captures custom images of the Earth’s surface. ISS EarthKAM was renamed by NASA last May to acknowledge Dr. Sally Ride’s role in establishing EarthKAM in 1995, and in working tirelessly as...

2013-08-09 23:00:46

America’s first woman in space hailed as a “role model to generations of young women” and passionate advocate of science education. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 The White House Office of the Press Secretary announced yesterday that President Obama has awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Sally Ride (posthumous), America’s first woman in space, and founder of Sally Ride Science, an organization dedicated to igniting student interest in science, technology,...

2013-07-03 23:01:45

Innovative Hands-On Science Program Sees New Growth as NASA Honors Sally Ride Science Founder San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 On July 10, 2013, the newly christened Sally Ride EarthKAM will be embarking on its first mission with its new name, as new groups of middle school students from across the world operate a camera aboard the International Space Station and capture custom images of the earth’s surface. The Sally Ride EarthKAM is a NASA program administered by Sally Ride Science...