Astronaut Sally K. Ride, STS-7 mission specialist, displays the array of tools at her disposal on the mid deck of the Earth-orbiting Space Shuttle Challenger during the STS-7 mission, June 18-24, 1983. Dr. Ride is positioned near the monodisperse latex reactor (MLR) experiment. They cylinder near her elbow is the actual reactor and the device next to it at right frame edge is the MRL apparatus container. Dr. Ride and four other astronauts are sharing duties aboard the reusable spacecraft for a six-day space mission full of "firsts." This photograph was made with a 35mm camera. It was among the visuals used by crewmembers at their post-flight press conference.  Dr. Ride passed away due to Pancreatic Cancer on Monday, July 23, 2012..Credit: NASA via CNP
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Astronaut Sally K. Ride, STS-7 mission specialist, displays the array of tools at her disposal on the mid deck of the Earth-orbiting Space Shuttle Challenger during the STS-7 mission, June 18-24, 1983. Dr. Ride is positioned near the monodisperse latex reactor (MLR) experiment. They cylinder near her elbow is the actual reactor and the device next to it at right frame edge is the MRL apparatus container. Dr. Ride and four other astronauts are sharing duties aboard the reusable spacecraft for a six-day space mission full of "firsts." This photograph was made with a 35mm camera. It was among the visuals used by crewmembers at their post-flight press conference. Dr. Ride passed away due to Pancreatic Cancer on Monday, July 23, 2012..Credit: NASA via CNP

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Date: 23 Jul 2012
Location: Houston Texas United States of America
Credit: NASA via CNP
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