Sally Ride

Sally Ride is a Stanford-educated astrophysicist. In 1983 she became the first American woman to fly in space after going into orbit aboard the Challenger.

Ride reflected true Girl Guide/ Scout  value:

Courageous, Charismatic, Confident, Curious

After her years working for NASA, Sally co-founded a Girl Scouts mentorship program called Camp CEO.

Many American astronauts have a background in Guiding, including:

  • Rhea Seddon
  • Jan Davis
  • Mae Jemison
  • Kathryn Sullivan


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