When the space shuttle's engines cut off, and you're finally in space, in orbit, weightless... I remember unstrapping from my seat, floating over to the window, and that's when I got my first view of Earth. Just a spectacular view, and a chance to see our planet as a planet.

Sally Ride

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Author Profession: Astronaut
Nationality: American
Born: May 26, 1951
Died: July 23, 2012

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