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America's first woman in space inspired thousands of women and girls. Astronaut Sally Ride died Monday of pancreatic cancer. For more on Ride's life and legacy, host Michel Martin speaks with Ellen Ochoa, the first Hispanic American woman astronaut; and retired Air Force Colonel Pamela Melroy, a former NASA astronaut and the second woman to command a shuttle mission.
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