Sally Ride will get her own postage stamp next year

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Today, the United States Postal Service unveiled a preview of its 2018 stamp program, which includes one honoring the late Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space.

The USPS didn’t say when the stamp would be available.Ride is depicted in her blue NASA jumpsuit, with the space shuttle in the background.

Her partner, Tam O’Shaughnessy, said the late astronaut collected stamps as a child, and would “be so honored” to appear on one.

Image: USPSHer stamp will join others honoring STEM education, bioluminescent life, Mister Rogers, “mythological fire-eating dragons,” John Lennon, magic tricks, and more.

Over the years, the USPS has depicted NASA’s achievements in the form of postage stamps — most……

 
 
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