How Valentina Tereshkova's 1963 Vostok-6 Flight Worked (Infographic)  by Karl Tate, SPACE.com Infographics Artist

How Valentina Tereshkova's 1963 Vostok-6 Flight Worked (Infographic) by Karl Tate, SPACE.com Infographics Artist

At the end of last week s episode of DC s Legends of Tomorrow, Kendra/Hawkgirl was recovering after The Atom and Dr. Stein spent the episode removing the bits of a dagger in her bloodstream from her encounter with Vandal Savage. As the show went off the air, all the viewers knew about the crew s next attempt to stop Savage and save the future was Rip Hunter s announcement that they would be travelling to 1986. The future of the world is at stake

At the end of last week s episode of DC s Legends of Tomorrow, Kendra/Hawkgirl was recovering after The Atom and Dr. Stein spent the episode removing the bits of a dagger in her bloodstream from her encounter with Vandal Savage. As the show went off the air, all the viewers knew about the crew s next attempt to stop Savage and save the future was Rip Hunter s announcement that they would be travelling to 1986. The future of the world is at stake

Valentina Tereshkova in training for her Vostok mission (1963) © Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, Moscow

Valentina Tereshkova in training for her Vostok mission (1963) © Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, Moscow

June 16, 1963: Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova became the first woman to fly in space. She flew aboard Vostok 6 and completed nearly 50 orbits of the Earth during the approximately three days she spent in space.

June 16, 1963: Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova became the first woman to fly in space. She flew aboard Vostok 6 and completed nearly 50 orbits of the Earth during the approximately three days she spent in space.

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