Today in Transportation History – 1963: The First Woman in Space — Transportation History


Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman in space, landed safely back on Earth after a three-day mission on orbit. Tereshkova was born in central Russia in 1937 to so-called ‘proletarian’ parents, and out of school worked at a textile factory. She developed a passion for skydiving during this period, and this skill brought her to the […]

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One thought on “Today in Transportation History – 1963: The First Woman in Space — Transportation History

  1. flylady33 June 22, 2017 / 3:22 am

    I have read about this woman but I have not written about the brave women in the space program. Thank you for reminding me of her.

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