On June 18, 1983, Sally Ride rocketed into space aboard the space shuttle Challenger. As the first American woman to fly in space (and now a professor of physics at UC San Diego), Ms. Ride knows just how important a solid math and science education is in making dreams like hers a reality. Unfortunately, nearly two-thirds of 18 year-olds are showing up for college or career unprepared.
In this inspiring UC Berkeley talk, Professor Ride describes her own path into the space program and discusses the need to improve science and math education for all students — not just future rocket scientists.
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