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Tereshkova, Valentina (Vladimirovna) 1937-; Soviet cosmonaut: 1st woman in space (1963)
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, 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.