More than 4,500 people toured Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego research vessel Sally Ride Oct. 28-30 in downtown San Diego. Scripps leaders were joined by elected officials and Navy leadership in commissioning the vessel, which began its first science cruise on Nov. 4. Take your own multimedia tour of the festivities in this video and photo gallery.
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