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Research Vessel Sally Ride

Research Vessel Sally Ride

About named building

Research Vessel Sally Ride is a general-purpose research vessel operated by Scripps Institute of Oceanography as part of the University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System designed to perform oceanographic research worldwide. The vessel was constructed in Washington and laid down in 2012 before being leased to UC San Diego in July of 2016. R/V Sally Ride is named after NASA astronaut Sally Ride who was the third woman in space, the youngest American astronaut and taught as a physics professor at UC San Diego. This named asset is mobile, for information on its exact location please refer to the Scripps Institute of Oceanography website.

Details

Naming Type: Donor
Building Location: Scripps institution of Oceanography
Date Constructed: January 1, 2012
Predominant Use: Laboratory/Research
Floors or Levels: --
Other Names:

R/V Sally Ride

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