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Soviet cosmonaut who was the first woman in space (born in 1937)

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Tereshkova, who became a national heroine at the tender age of 26 when she made a solo space flight in 1963, said that she had been part of the group who studied the possibility of going to the Red Planet.
Moscow: Russia's Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman to go to space, said on Friday she was ready to score another coup and fly to Mars, even if it would be just a one-way trip.
Tereshkova said she wished to fly to Mars and reportedly said, "I would enjoy flying to Mars.
The twenty-minute narrative segues enigmatically from an early sequence of shots of antiwar marches in London in 2003 to documentation of Anjalika's subsequent journey to Tereshkova's erstwhile training camp in Star City, outside Moscow.
1963 - Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova is the first woman in space.
1963: The first female astronaut, Valentina Tereshkova, blasted off in the Soviet spacecraft Vostok 6.
Highlights will include Vostok 6, the capsule flown by Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman in space, and examples of the fascinating gadgets the early cosmonauts needed - including a shower, toilet, medical instruments and survival kits for crash landings.
EVENTS 1963: Valentina Tereshkova, a former textile worker from the Soviet Union becomes the first woman in space.
Melbourne, June 8 ( ANI ): Russian cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman to go to space, said that she willing to make a one-way trip to Mars.
Which Russian composer wrote the symphonic Sir Oswald Mosley, who founded the British Quiz of the Day ANSWERS: 1 Canaletto; 2 A Spanish or Mexican seasoned sausage; 3 The Blackshirts; 4 Valentina Tereshkova; 5 Daniel Defoe; 6 Butterflies; 7 One Man, Two Guvnors; 8 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov; 9 The microscope; 10 Niece.
1963: Soviets launch first woman into space Lieutenant Valentina Tereshkova, 26, was the fifth Russian cosmonaut to go into the Earth's orbit when her spaceship Vostok VI was launched at 1230 Moscow time.
Hero and why: Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova - the first Russian cosmonaut and the first woman in space.
THE first woman cosmonaut, the pretty, smiling, 26-year-old Russian "Seagull" Valentina Tereshkova, yesterday kept her date in a joint flight programme with cosmonaut Valery Bykovsky.