Valentina Tereshkova

The first woman in space

Fact file

Name: Valentina Tereshkova

Where she was born: Salnikova Yaroslavl Region

Whene she was born: March 6, 1937

Where is she living: in Russia

Time in space:2 days, 23hrs, and 12mins

Age at the first flight :26


On June 16, 1963, valentina flew into space on the last flight of the Vostok program and was the first woman flew into space, She flew alone in Vostok 6 spaceship. and was in spaca: 2 days 23hrs and 12 mins. =More than all American astronauts that Flew into space At that time. valentina never flew to the space again.

But her flight became the greatest one in the world’s history.

Since 1969, she has been the Vice President of the International Democratic Federation for women.

She became president of the Russian Center of the International Scientific and Cultural Collaboration. She is also a grandmother and looks after her grandson.

Nowadays she has got a lot of titles and medals ,one of them being the "Hero of Russia".

Valentina Tereshkova, the First Female Cosmonaut. Archive Footage

What kind of person must an explorer be?

An explorer must be:

1- Smart- To know how to act in difficult situations.

2- Brave- To dare to go into space, where it is dangerous.

3- Curious-So that they would always want to go on a lot of journey and enjoy it.

Would I like to join Valentina?

I would be very happy to join Valentina and go into space because space is thrilling and out of this world .and I'd love to go into space and explore it becuase it interests me. I know it is dangerous but I would go anyway.

In conclusion

Valentina Tereshkova is a very important woman in Russia. She is a very brave woman because space travel is very dangerous. Her life was hard, but in my opinion, she is a successful woman.