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Easy How to Draw Sally Ride Tutorial and Sally Ride Coloring Page

Below you’ll find an easy step-by-step tutorial for how to draw Sally Ride and a Sally Ride Coloring Page. In 1983, Dr. Sally Ride became the first American woman to fly in space.

Sally Ride Drawing

Who was Sally Ride?

Students who are learning about the amazing career of Sally Ride, now have some help in drawing a likeness of her. This step by step tutorial shows how to draw her the way she looks in her official NASA portrait.

Sally Kristen Ride was an American astronaut and physicist. She joined NASA in 1978, and in 1983 became the first American woman and the third woman to fly in space.

Ride joined NASA in 1978, one of the first six women to be selected by NASA as astronauts. She was named a mission specialist for Space Shuttle Challenger‘s STS-7 mission in 1983 and flew on a second mission (STS-41G) in 1984.

After leaving NASA, Sally Ride became a physics professor and launched a variety of business ventures that would inspire the next generation of astronauts and scientists.

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Sally Ride Coloring Page

Materials for a Sally Ride Drawing

  • Drawing Paper. This is the good stuff you can buy in bulk for a good price.
  • Pencils. I like how this brand always makes nice dark lines.
  • Black Marker. A permanent marker will give you a dark black color.
  • Crayons. The larger packs are nice for more color choices.
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Step by Step Directions to Draw Sally Ride

Time needed: 1 hour

Draw Sally Ride lesson

  1. Draw outline of the head and bangs.

  2. Add the neck and the hair line around the head.

  3. Draw the lines in the hair, the ears and the eyes.

  4. Add the eyebrows and the nose.

  5. Draw a smiling mouth.

  6. Start the shirt with the collar.

  7. Finish the shirt with the shoulder lies, and the patches on her shirt.

  8. Add Sally’s name in big block letters.

  9. Trace the pencil drawing with a marker and color.

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