Tereshkova, Valentina (Vladimirovna)

born March 6, 1937, Maslennikovo, Russia, U.S.S.R.

Russian cosmonaut.

An accomplished parachutist, she was accepted for the cosmonaut program in 1961. In 1963 she became the first woman in space, making 48 orbits in 71 hours aboard Vostok 6. She left the program after her flight and served in various governmental positions until the early 1990s. She was named a hero of the Soviet Union and twice awarded the Order of Lenin.

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  • Tereshkova, Valentina (Vladimirovna) — (n. 6 mar. 1937, Maslennikovo, Rusia, URSS). Cosmonauta soviética. Siendo una paracaidista experta, fue aceptada en el programa de cosmonautas en 1961. En 1963 se transformó en la primera mujer en ir al espacio, completando 48 órbitas en 71 horas …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Valentina Vladimirovna Nikolayeva Tereshkova — Walentina Tereschkowa Land: UdSSR Datum der Auswahl: 12. März 1962 (Kosmonautinnengruppe) Anzahl der Raumflüge: 1 Start erster Raumflug: 16. Juni 1963 Landung letzter Raumflug: 19. Juni 1963 Gesamtdauer: 2 d 22 h 50 min …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova — Walentina Tereschkowa Land: UdSSR Datum der Auswahl: 12. März 1962 (Kosmonautinnengruppe) Anzahl der Raumflüge: 1 Start erster Raumflug: 16. Juni 1963 Landung letzter Raumflug: 19. Juni 1963 Gesamtdauer: 2 d 22 h 50 min …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tereshkova, Valentina — ▪ Soviet cosmonaut in full  Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova   born March 6, 1937, Maslennikovo, Russia, U.S.S.R.    Soviet cosmonaut, the first woman to travel into space. On June 16, 1963, she was launched in the spacecraft Vostok 6, which… …   Universalium

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  • Valentina Tereshkova — Valentina Tereshkova, 2002 Nacimiento …   Wikipedia Español

  • Valentina Tereshkova — Valentina Vladimírovna Tereshkova (en ruso Валентина Владимировна Терешкова; nacida el 6 de marzo de 1937), cosmonauta soviética, fue la primera mujer de la historia en viajar al espacio, a bordo del Vostok 6 en 1963. Nació en Maslennikovo, un… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Valentina Terechkova — Valentina Terechkova, timbre soviétique de 1963 Nationalité …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Valentina Tereshkova — Valentina Terechkova Valentina Terechkova Cosmonaute Nationalité soviétique Naissance 6 mars 1937 (Maslennikovo, Russie) Temps total passé dans l espace 2j 22h 41mn Sélection Groupe féminin (TsPK F), 1962 Mission(s) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tereshkova — [te΄resh kô′və] Valentina (Vladimirovna) [vä΄len tē′nə] 1937 ; Soviet cosmonaut: 1st woman in space (1963) …   English World dictionary

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