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      First woman in space, Sally Ride, dead at 61

      It was in 1983 when Sally Ride became the first American woman in space. {}Monday, this first woman lost her 17 month battle with pancreatic cancer. {}Ride was 61.

      In 1983 and 1984 she was sent into space as a mission specialist on the space shuttle Challenger.

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