"Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Really Is History!

10/6/2017; 1 minutes

So exclaimed Tam O'Shaughnessy, Executive Director of Sally Ride Science@ UC San Diego, when asked by then-Navy Secretary Ray Mabus to sponsor a new research vessel named for her life partner, the late astronaut Sally Ride.  The honor had previously only been offered to surviving heterosexual spouses.  More on Sally and Tam's life together in "Honoring Sally:  Tam O'Shaughnessy Aboard the R/V Sally Ride." (#32964)

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