Valentina Tereshkova

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Valentina Tereshkova
Tereshkova in 1969
Soviet cosmonaut
The first woman in space
NaotionalitySoviet Union
Born (1937-03-06) 6 Mairch 1937 (age 87)
Bolshoye Maslennikovo, Tutayevsky Destrict, Yaroslavl Oblast, Roushie SFSR, Soviet Union
Ither names
Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova
Ither thrift
RankMajor General, Soviet Air Force
Time in space
2 days, 23hrs, an 12mins
SelectionFemale Group
MissionsVostok 6
AwairdsHero o the Soviet Union

Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova (Roushie: Валенти́на Влади́мировна Терешко́ва; born 6 Mairch 1937) is a retired Soviet cosmonaut an ingineer, an the first woman tae hae flewn in space, havin been selectit frae mair nor fower hundrit applicants an five finalists tae pilot Vostok 6 on 16 Juin 1963.

Social activity[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 2011, she wis electit tae the State Duma o Roushie fae the Unitit Roushie pairty on the Yaroslavl regional leet. Tereshkova, wi Elena Mizulina, Irina Yarovaya and Andrey Skoch [1][2][3], is a memmer o a inter-factional deputy group fur the protection o Christian value; in this capacity, she supportit the introduction o amendments tae the Roushie Constitution, accordin tae that, "Orthodoxy is the basis o the national an cultural identity o Roushie." Deputy Chairman o the State Duma Committee on FedeI al Structure an Local Self-Government syne 21 December 2011.

  1. Андрей Владимирович Скоч — депутат Госдумы, меценат и общественный деятель. (
  2. Скоч Андрей Владимирович — депутат Государственной думы Российской Федерации шести созывов. (
  3. Биография депутата и руководителя фонда «Поколение» Андрея Скоча (