Sally Ride

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Sally Ride ar y Challenger yn ystod STS-7, 1983.

Ffisegwraig a gofodwraig Americanaidd oedd Sally Kristen Ride (26 Mai 1951 – 23 Gorffennaf 2012). Ymunodd â NASA ym 1978, ac ym 1983 daeth yn yr Americanes gyntaf i mynd i'r gofod[1][2] a'r drydedd ddynes i mynd i'r gofod, ar ôl y Sofietiaid Valentina Tereshkova ym 1963 a Svetlana Savitskaya ym 1982. Hi yw'r ddinesydd Americanaidd ieuangaf i mynd i'r gofod: roedd yn 32 mlwydd pan aeth ar wennol ofod y Challenger.[3]

Gadawodd NASA ym 1987 i weithio yn y Canolfan dros Ddiogelwch Rhyngwladol a Rheoli Arfau ym Mhrifysgol Stanford. Sefydlodd y cwmni Sally Ride Science yn 2001 i hybu wyddoniaeth i blant ysgol, yn enwedig merched.[4][5]

Priododd Ride y gofodwr Steve Hawley ym 1982, ac ysgarant ym 1987.[6] O 1985 hyd ei marwolaeth, cymhares Ride oedd Tam E. O'Shaughnessy. Datgelwyd natur eu perthynas wedi i Ride farw.[7][8] Bu farw Ride o ganser y pancreas.[9][10][11]

Cyfeiriadau[golygu]

  1. Sally Ride Revealed to Be Gay: Her Sister, on Ride's Life, Death, and Desires for Privacy – Broward/Palm Beach News – The Daily Pulp
  2. Sally Ride, First American Woman In Space, Revealed To Have Female Partner Of 27 Years
  3. NASA: Kennedy Space Center FAQ, accessed July 23, 2012
  4. Dan Majors (September 26, 2007). "Sally Ride touts science careers for women". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/07269/820564-85.stm. Adalwyd October 7, 2007. 
  5. Kenneth Kesner (2007). "Sally Ride Festival geared for girls". The Huntsville Times. http://www.al.com/news/huntsvilletimes/index.ssf?/base/news/1191230595221160.xml&coll=1. Adalwyd October 7, 2007. 
  6. "People: June 8, 1987". Time. June 8, 1987. http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,964610,00.html. Adalwyd 2008-10-01. 
  7. "Sally Ride Revealed to Be Gay: Her Sister, on Ride's Life, Death, and Desires for Privacy". Broward New Times. July 24, 2012. http://blogs.browardpalmbeach.com/pulp/2012/07/former_astronaut_sally_ride_re.php. Adalwyd July 24, 2012. 
  8. ADAMS SHEETS, CONNOR. "Tam O'Shaughnessy: About Sally Ride's Partner Of 27 Years". International Business Times. http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/365992/20120723/tam-shaughnessy-oshaughnessy-sally-ride-lesbian-partner.htm. Adalwyd July 24, 2012. 
  9. "Sally Ride, the first US woman in space, dies aged 61". July 24, 2012. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18963939. 
  10. "Sally Ride, first American woman in space, dies". CNN. July 23, 2012. http://www.cnn.com/2012/07/23/us/sally-ride-dead/index.html. Adalwyd July 23, 2012. 
  11. "Sally Ride, first American woman in space, dies". CNET. July 23, 2012. http://news.cnet.com/8301-11386_3-57478314-76/sally-ride-first-american-woman-in-space-dies-at-61/?part=rss&subj=news&tag=2547-1_3-0-20. Adalwyd July 23, 2012. 
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