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Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova; 1st Woman in Space 50 Years Ago! Ready for Mars - Universe Today
50 Years ago today, Soviet Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova made history and became the first woman ever fly in space, when she launched aboard the Vostok-6 capsule on June 16, 1963. The then 26 year old Tereshkova blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome – following in the historic footsteps of Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, the first human … Continue reading "Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova; 1st Woman in Space 50 Years Ago! Ready for Mars"