First person to fly into space six times and the ninth to set foot on the moon. He orbited the moon alone aboard the Apollo 10.
After the Korean War, he served as the fire control officer for the USS Laws until June 1953.
He set two aircraft speed world records for reaching 3,000 meters and 25,000 meters in 1962.
After his marriage to Barbara White, he married Susy Feldman. He has a daughter named Sandra and a son named John.
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.