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Tereshkova never returned to space.

. Her mother worked on a textile assembly line in a cotton mill, and Valentina had joined her mother as a worker there when she was 16 while also pursuing her love for skydiving on the side.

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Valentina Tereshkova was one of five women selected on Feb.

Her father was a tractor driver and her mother worked in a textile plant. Valentina Tereshkova. Tereshkova was not able to attend school until.

She began work at a textile factory when she was 18, and at age 22 she made her first parachute.

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5. She flew a solo mission that orbited Earth 48 times.

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Just earlier that year, 1961, the Soviet.

It would be twenty years. Valentina Tereshkova’s Journal Sheds New Light on Her Historic Spaceflight.

In June 1963 she made a three-day journey aboard the Soviet spacecraft Vostok 6. She was the first woman in space, flying on the Vostok 6 mission in 1963 at the age of 26.

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Jul 16, 2019 · On June 16, 1963, Valentina Tereshkova, a 26-year-old factory worker-turned-cosmonaut, became the first woman in space.

Valentina Tereshkova came from a family of workers.

Tereshkova was born on March 6, 1937, in Bolshoye Maslennikovo. Sep 15, 2017 · Tereshkova’s contemporaries, the Mercury 13, never got to space, though one met Tereshkova during a week of cosmonaut training in 1988. She became an expert parachutist, and in 1962 was selected for space flight, making.

Valentina Tereshkova: Directed by Marina Goldovskaya. Her father was a tractor driver and her mother worked in a textile plant. . Tereshkova, a member of the Young Communist League, was the perfect role model for Soviet girls [EPA] On June 16, 1963, Valentina Tereshkova, sealed inside her Vostok 6 capsule, rode. Tereshkova was born on March 6, 1937, in the village of Masslenikovo. .

On June 16, 1963, cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova launched solo aboard a Soviet Vostok 6 rocket,.

. Cosmonaut (Soviet Union astronaut) Valentina Tereshkova, born in 1937, was the first woman to fly into space.

1978 - Six women chosen as astronaut candidates by NASA: Rhea Seddon , Kathryn Sullivan , Judith Resnik, Sally Ride , Anna Fisher and Shannon Lucid.

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Tereshkova and Nikolayev divorced in 1980.

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RT @PicturesUssr: Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman in space, visits the confectionery in Lviv, Ukraine, 1967 (photo by Alexander Mokletsov) 20 May 2023 18:04:37.