- n Soviet cosmonaut who was the first woman in space (born in 1937)
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- Tereshkova marks 50 years of her historic flight
Tereshkova marks 50 years of her historic flight Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 12:04 pm, Friday, June 14, 2013 President Vladimir Putin praised her during a meeting at his residence Friday, marking the anniversary of her flight, which came a little more than two years ...
June 17, 2013 - seattlepi.com
- Valentina Tereshkova: First woman in space
50 years ago, Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman in space
June 17, 2013 - CBS News
- Valentina Tereshkova, first woman in space, celebrates 50-year anniversary
Tereshkova reached orbit on June 16, 1963 and circled the earth 48 times.
June 16, 2013 - GlobalPost
- Robert Thirsk in Globe and Mail
These people are typically 60, 70 years old, have personally known some of the early cosmonauts, such as Yuri Gagarin, [Aleksei] Leonov, [Gherman] Titov, Valentina Tereshkova,Dr. Thirsk wrote in his diary at the time. "When you sit down...