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Valentina Tereshkova was the very first woman to fly in space. Born in Yaroslavl Region of Russia on the 6th of March, 1937.   She always dreamed of becoming an astronaut and had a passion for parachute jumping.   Her first flight to make women’s history was aboard Vostok 6 on the 16th of June, 1963. She successfully made 48 orbits around the earth in Vostok 6. When she returned to earth, she was given the impressive title of “Hero of the Soviet Union.” Valentina Tereshkova, Today In History, Women In History, World History, Arte Com Grey's Anatomy, Rare Historical Photos, Space Race, Space Flight, Space Shuttle

Valentina Tereshkova was the very first woman to fly in space. Born in Yaroslavl Region of Russia on the 6th of March, 1937. She always dreamed of becoming an astronaut and had a passion for parachute jumping. Her first flight to make women’s history was aboard Vostok 6 on the 16th of June, 1963. She successfully made 48 orbits around the earth in Vostok 6. When she returned to earth, she was given the impressive title of “Hero of the Soviet Union.”

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"Valentina Tereshkova was born in Russia. She blazed trails as an astronaut, piloting the Vostok 6 back in 1963 and becoming the first woman in space. Tereshkova had been a sky diving enthusiast since the age of 22, which helped her beat out hundreds of candidates in the selection process. Due to extreme secrecy surrounding the Soviet space program, Tereshkova told her family that she was simply going to attend a parachuting competition. But her space trip wouldn’t remain a secret for long." Valentina Tereshkova, Marie Curie, Who Is The First, The One, The Past, Today In History, Women In History, Bessie Coleman, Les Satellites

Throughout history, female explorers have ventured into unknown territories, accomplished physical and intellectual challenges, and broken barriers for both their gender and for humans in general. Not all of them have received the notoriety or credit they deserve, and many of them don't demand it. But the ones who have made their way into the spotlight of international

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Valentina Tereshkova, Soviet cosmonaut who was the first woman to travel into space. On June 16, 1963, she was launched in the spacecraft Vostok 6, which completed 48 orbits in 71 hours. She later became a politician. Learn more about Tereshkova’s life and career.

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