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The First Woman in Space

Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translation: Nora Seligman Favorov

May/June 2008
Russian Calendar
Page 19   ( 3 pages)

Summary: Never "one of the boys," Valentina Tereshkova became an icon, a symbol for Soviet space achievements. But she only ever went into space once.

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