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Sally Ride, first American woman in space, dies at 61

A role model to millions of women around the world, Ride broke through the ultimate glass ceiling to become the first American woman in orbit before retiring to academia.

By July 23, 2012


Sally Ride: Farewell to an American original (pictures)

Sally Ride broke the highest glass ceiling in the world on June 18, 1983, when she became the first American woman in space.

11 Images By July 23, 2012


Sally's Spa: When chainsawing aliens isn't enough

A funny thing happened to me last weekend on my way to save the galaxy, chainsaw aliens to death and beat the living snot out of the top martial artists in the world. I started my own spa.

By June 26, 2009


Sally Shapiro, 'Jackie Junior (Junior Boys Remix)': Free MP3 of the Day

If you were into the Cardigans in the '90s and have a soft spot for Italo-leaning dance-pop, chances are good that you'll appreciate Sally Shapiro. Download a free MP3 of "Jackie Junior (Junior Boys Remix)" courtesy of CNET Download Music.

By April 19, 2008


Gadgettes 143: The 'sit on it' episode

This week's episode is inspired by Natali's incredibly appropriate (if not unintended) comment from last week's episode. Really, if you haven't heard it, check it out. Then listen to today's show where we discuss a wide array of chairs on which to sit.

By June 26, 2009


Start-ups sally forth at AlwaysOn summit

Another line of start-ups makes their case at the AlwaysOn Stanford Summit.

By August 2, 2007


Microsoft sallies forth with new Explorer

The software titan formally launches MSN Explorer in its latest assault against the industry dominance of America Online.

By October 25, 2000


Short Take: Sally Ride named president of Space.com

Space.com, a Web site launched by CNN veteran Lou Dobbs, has named Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, as president of the company. Ride will replace Rich Zahradnik, who left the company in August. Ride, who also serves on Space.com's board of advisors, will report to Dobbs.

By September 21, 1999