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“Even among our space-colleagues there were men wondering why we needed to weld and said that we might burn each other`s space suits or the spaceship`s exterior. It is a great responsibility, If I listen to their concerns, then people could have said that surely it was not something women should do. But after my spaceflight, everyone had to shut up.

 Svetlana Savitskaya - first woman to walk in space.