Trivia Tuesdays: First Women

Today is the anniversary of Sally Ride’s blast off into space. On June 18, 1983, she became the first American woman — and youngest astronaut — to go into space. Today’s trivia questions are about Sally Ride and other first females. Will you celebrate firsts by being the first person to submit all the correct answers to today’s trivia in our Comments section?

(photo courtesy of Discovery Education)













Question 1: Who was the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean?

Question 2: The 19th Amendment was passed in 1920: what did it give women the right to do?

Question 3: Who was the first woman honored by being featured on a U.S. coin?

Question 4: How did Sally Ride find out about the job at NASA?


Find the answers to these questions in tomorrow’s post!

1 comment… add one

  • Sydnee June 18, 2013, 5:17 pm

    WOW that would be cool if I could go in to space right now while I’m so young. Thanks for the invite.


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