STS 41-G marked the 13th flight of a space shuttle and the sixth flight of Challenger. It conducted the second landing at Kennedy Space Center. It was the first shuttle mission to carry a crew of seven, including the first crew with two women (Sally Ride and Kathryn Sullivan), the first American EVA involving a woman (Sullivan), and the first Canadian astronaut (Marc Garneau).
Mission launch date 5 Oct 1984
STS-7 was a space shuttle mission by NASA using the Space Shuttle Challenger, launched 18 June 1983. This was the seventh space shuttle mission, and was the second mission for the Space Shuttle Challenger. It was also the first American mission to have a female astronaut.
Mission launch date 18 Jun 1983
Dr. Sally Kristen Ride (born May 26, 1951) from Los Angeles, California, is an American physicist and a former NASA astronaut. She studied at Portola Middle School, Westlake School for Girls, Swarthmore College and Stanford University, and earned a master's degree and a PhD. Ride joined NASA in 1978, and in 1983 became the first American woman — and then-youngest American — to enter space. In 1987 she left NASA to work at Stanford University....
Birth 26 May 1951