March 6, 2014

Valentina Tereshkova

Born this day on March 6, 1937. Valentina Tereshkova, first woman astronaut and first woman in space; first and only woman to ever do a solo space mission. She entered space on June 16, 1963 in Vostok 6. While her individual views have changed on many questions, her social accomplishment is what history will remember her for. View some photos, click below.

In outer space

With Angela Davis

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