Tag Archives: cosmonaut

WHM Day 20: The first woman in space

Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova from the then Soviet Union was the first woman and first civilian in orbit. On her mission as a cosmonaut, she spent 71 hours orbiting Earth 48 times in June 1963 in her capsule named Chaika (Sea … Continue reading

Posted in feminism, government, Science | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment