S.Res.547 - A resolution honoring the life of pioneering astronaut Dr. Sally Ride and expressing the condolences of the Senate on her death.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Boxer, Barbara [D-CA] (Introduced 08/02/2012)|
|Latest Action:||08/02/2012 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.|
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Summary: S.Res.547 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (08/02/2012)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Expresses the Senate's deepest condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Sally Ride (the first woman from the United States to travel in space) on her death.
Mourns the loss of Dr. Ride, a trailblazing pioneer who inspired millions of individuals, especially women and girls, to reach for the stars.
Expresses appreciation for all of Dr. Ride's contributions to science, physics, education, and human spaceflight.