Russian cosmonaut, first woman to have flown in space
Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova
1963 USSR postage stamp depicting Valentina Tereshkova
|Rank||Major General, Soviet Air Force|
Time in space
|2d 22h 50m|
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