SALLY RIDE

Posted: July 27, 2012 in Threat Quality
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“Thus Shall You Go to the Stars”

Dr. Sally Ride passed away recently.  She was the first American woman in space, and she was an inspiration to a lot of people.  In response to her death, my friend Casey Conan — to whom Sally Ride was particularly inspirational — made the art above.

I think it is pretty fantastic, so this is what I want I am going to do.

I am making it available as a desktop wallpaper, for free, here:

1600 x 1200

1680 x 1050

I am also going to sell poster prints of it, and t-shirts with the image on it.  ALL proceeds from these sales will go to the Sally Ride Pancreatic Cancer Initiative, through Sally Ride Science (an organization that I suggest you familiarize yourself with — it is dedicated to instilling a love of science in technology in young people, but particularly in girls), and managed by the UCSD Moore’s Cancer Center.  Because fuck cancer, you know?

Apparently, we now have a store on Zazzle, where you can get several of these things.

This is the poster print.

This is the men’s t-shirt.

This is the women’s t-shirt.

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Comments
  1. Erin says:

    It seemed wrong that no one had commented here yet to agree that that’s one damn awesome image. So I’m doing so now:

    That right there is one DAMN AWESOME image.

    Well done, Casey.

  2. Guy says:

    Hi there,

    I would like to speak with Casey about using her artwork for an official NASA memorial video tribute. Would you please pass along my contact information?

    Best regards.

    GT

  3. braak says:

    I can do that, and will!

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