The first woman in space: 'People shouldn't
The GuardianThe first woman in space: 'People shouldn't waste money on wars'The GuardianThe moment she could, Valentina Tereshkova joined the renowned paramilitary flying club in her native Yaroslavl (without telling her mother) and trained almost every weekend. She has more than 90 jumps under her belt. “I did night jumps, too, on to ...
Posted on 28 March 2017 | 11:02 pm
A whole week of film dedicated to women -
Cyprus MailA whole week of film dedicated to womenCyprus MailThe first, Flight Forever-Valentina Tereshkova from Russia at 6pm, tells the story of the first woman who travelled into space in 1963. The second is the British documentary The Supreme Price at 7.15pm follows Nigerian politics and women's leadership ...
Posted on 27 March 2017 | 11:56 pm
The rocket woman with her heart set on Mars
The Times (subscription)The rocket woman with her heart set on MarsThe Times (subscription)“Of course,” says 80-year-old Valentina Tereshkova without hesitation. Her confidence may seem misplaced, but her blue eyes blaze with conviction and she's wearing a star-shaped medal. Tereshkova is a celebrated figure — the first woman in space and a ...
Posted on 18 March 2017 | 4:58 pm
Valentina Tereshkova, first woman to fly in
collectSPACE.comValentina Tereshkova, first woman to fly in space, celebrated in London exhibitcollectSPACE.comValentina Tereshkova, the first woman in space, views an exhibit of artifacts and photographs dedicated to her life with Ian Blatchford, the director of the Science Museum, London. (Science Museum) ...First woman in space Valentina Tereshkova shares life tips at London expo (VIDEO)RTMore Russian women may be sent into space — TereshkovaTASSall 8 news articles »
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 12:55 pm
First woman in space opens personal
Russia Beyond the HeadlinesFirst woman in space opens personal exhibition at London's Science MuseumRussia Beyond the HeadlinesOn March 15, London's Science Museum opens the exhibition, Valentina Tereshkova: First Woman in Space. Tereshkova will personally open the exhibition that features her biography, starting from work in a factory and parachute jumping as a hobby, to her ...
Posted on 15 March 2017 | 8:24 am
Parliament Hill schoolgirls team up with
While the likes of Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong, and Yuri Gagarin are household names, their female counterparts are often only footnotes in the history of space travel.
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 11:00 pm
Funky 'Gagarin' Tribute Song Whips
Two men walk into a room, put on space costumes and then dance like crazy, mixing hip-hop moves and air guitaring as the story of Yury Gagarin, the first man in space, is told in a funk-driven song created by the group Public Service Broadcasting.
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 9:35 pm
A Year in Orbit Starts in Kazakhstan
The great rituals of space travel play out on the Kazakh steppes
Posted on 21 March 2015 | 10:54 am
The Other Giant Leap: What Happened to the
Half a century ago, Russian legend Alexei Leonov took a perilous step into the void
Posted on 18 March 2015 | 3:09 am
Cultural ties should not be subject to
I hope the first woman in space, Valentina Tereshkova, will take part in the opening. At the same time, we are continuing a dialogue with the new management of the British Council; specifically, we are negotiating the possibility of holding the Year of ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 11:20 pm
First woman in space
On June 16, 1963, aboard Vostok 6, Soviet Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova becomes the first woman to travel into space. After 48 orbits and 71 hours, she returned to earth, having spent more time in space than all U.S. astronauts combined to that date.
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
'8 Days or Bust' +50: Gemini 5 Made History
But cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova's embroidered doverepresenting her Vostok 6 mission had been designed and sewn to her inner suit without her prior knowledge. That the Gemini 5 crew had a mission patch was their own doing. On his Mercury flight ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 9:53 pm
Clark: Remembering the great Little League
I think I’m going to be sick. In world news, the first woman in space Valentina Tereshkova returned to Earth earlier than expected when she couldn’t find a decent mall, and Duke of Mecklenburg Georg Alexander Michael Friedrich Wilhelm Albert Theodor ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 12:06 am
First women graduate from US Army Ranger
Many other remarkable pioneering women have taken on roles previously thought to be suitable only for men. External Link: Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman in space after orbiting ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 11:22 pm
Correction: Kazakh-Russia-Space Story
In an April 8 story about South Korea's first astronaut, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Yi So-yeon, 29, was the youngest woman ever to fly to space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was 26 when she became the world's first wom
Posted on 10 April 2008 | 2:46 pm