First person to fly into space six times.
After the Korean War, he served as the fire control officer for the USS Laws until June 1953.
He was the only person out of the 16 astronaut to hold two world aircraft speed records in both Apollo 10 and STS-1.
He moved to Flordia with his family in 1939.
While he is famous for being the first person to fly into space six times, Sally Ride is famous for being the first woman in space.