Tereshkova


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Te·resh·ko·va

 (tĕr′ĕ-shkō′və, tyĭ-ryĭ-), Valentina Vladmirovna Born 1937.
Soviet cosmonaut who orbited the earth 48 times aboard Vostok 6 in June 1963, thereby becoming the first woman in space.

Tereshkova

(Russian tɪrɪʃˈkɔvə)
n
(Biography) Valentina Vladimirovna (vəlɪnˈtinə vlaˈdimirəvnə). born 1937, Soviet cosmonaut; first woman in space (1963)

Te•resh•ko•va

(ˌtɛr əʃˈkoʊ və)

n.
Valentina Vladimirovna, born 1937, Soviet cosmonaut: first woman in space 1963.
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The event was attended by Governor Dmitry Mironov, Deputy Prime Minister Valery Kholodov, State Duma Deputy Valentina Tereshkova, State Duma Deputy and Chairman of the Union of Gardeners of Russia Oleg Valenchuk, representatives of gardening partnerships in the region.
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On June 16, 1963, Valentina Tereshkova went where no woman had gone before.
For decades, Russian as well as Western publications on Soviet space history have frequently centered around iconic heroes such as the "grandfather of cosmonautics" Konstantin Tsiolkovskii, his alleged heir Sergei Korolev, and cosmonauts such as Iurii Gagarin, German Titov, and (maybe) Valentina Tereshkova.
This is where the first man in space, Yuri Gagarin, trained for his 1961 mission, as did the first woman in space, Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova, for her 1963 mission.
Fearless Women features women who have been "frontrunners," such as Benazir Bhutto, first female prime minister of Pakistan, and Valentina Tereshkova, first woman in space.
1963: The first female astronaut, Valentina Tereshkova, blasted off in the Soviet spacecraft Vostok 6.
1963: The first woman astronaut, Valentina Tereshkova, blasted off in the Soviet spacecraft Vostok 6.
Russian cosmonaut Lieutenant Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman in space.
He was there when Valentina Tereshkova and German Titov landed," Mikhail said.
EVENTS 1963: Valentina Tereshkova, a former textile worker from the Soviet Union becomes the first woman in space.
Then they put the first woman, Valentina Tereshkova, into orbit.