Lynn Sherr

Lynn Sherr's new book, "SALLY RIDE: America's First Woman in Space," was just published. For more than 30 years she was an award-winning correspondent at ABC News, covering politics, women's issues, and the U.S. space program. You can contact her at or follow her on Twitter @LynnSherr.

Stories by Lynn Sherr

What Sally Ride Didn’t Find in Space

The first American woman in space put her trust in science and logic rather than a deity.

Godmother enjoys 24-hour role in non-traditional wedding

Almost two weekends ago, I married my goddaughter. This is neither a confession of near-incest nor a rant for same-sex … Continued

Swimming for the soul

Aaron Favila AP Filipino girls participate in swimming lessons at a public pool in the Dapitan Sports Complex in Manila, … Continued