Valentina Viadimirovna Nikolayeva Tereshkova was the first female Soviet cosmonaut in 1961 following a commission in the Soviet Air Force as the prime pilot for the flight of Vostok 6. Her solo mission was launched on June 16, 1963, and completed 48 orbits in 71 hours.
June 16, 1963
Valentina Viadimirovna Nikolayeva Tereshkova
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Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova is a member of the Russian State Duma, engineer, and former cosmonaut. She is the first and youngest woman to have …
- Valentina Tereshkova – Astronaut – Biography
Feb 25, 2016 – Valentina Tereshkova was born on March 6, 1937 in Bolshoye Maslennikovo, a village in western Russia. As a young woman, she worked in a textile mill and parachuted as a hobby. She was chosen to be trained as a cosmonaut in the USSR’s space program. On Jun 13, 1963, she became the first woman to travel into space.
- Valentina Tereshkova: First Woman in Space | Space
Jan 22, 2018 – Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman to fly to space when she launched on the Vostok 6 mission June 16, 1963. Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman to go into space. In 1963, she spent almost three days in space and orbited Earth 48 times in her space capsule, Vostok 6.
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Russian cosmonaut Valentina Vladimirovna Nikolayeva-Tereshkova (b. 1937) was the first woman to go into space (June 1963) and she orbited the earth 48 …
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Valentina Tereshkova Born: March 6, 1937Maslennikovo, Russia  Russian cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space, orbiting the … Their daughter Yelena Adrianovna Nikolayeva was born on June 8, 1964, and was …