Quiz Question: Which space-travel pioneer came out shortly before they died?
The given options are as follows:
- Yuri Gagarin
- Sally Ride
- John Glenn
The correct answer is: Sally Ride
Fact: Sally Ride was the first US woman to travel into space back in 1983. Days before she died in 2012, she released a statement that confirmed she had been in a long-term relationship with science writer (and childhood friend) Tam O’Shaughnessy. The couple founded the nonprofit Sally Ride Science.