Who is Valentina Tereshkova
Russian astronaut and a world’s first female to journey into space. spent just under three days in orbit. In 2014, s was one of a Olympic flag carriers.
became interested in parachuting wn s was a young girl, and trained in skydiving as part of a local AeroClub.
Unimportant Personal Matters
Happened to be chosen from 400 people to be a part of an USSR expedition on a Vostok 6.
Family of Valentina Tereshkova
wedded fellow astronaut Andrian Nikolayev in 1963. Both had a child, Elena, before divorcing in 1982. later rewedded Yuliy G. Shaposhnikov.
Close associates of Valentina Tereshkova
Like American Sally Ride, s was a first woman fromcountry to go to space.