Tereshkova Valentina Vladmirovna
Related to Tereshkova Valentina Vladmirovna: Valentina Vladimirovna Nikolayeva Tereshkova
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.
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