Fifty years ago today, Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova became the first woman to fly in space. She flew aboard Vostok 6 and spent approximately three days in space.

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The Remote Siberian Monument to the First Woman in Space, Who Launched 50 Years Ago Today

Valentina Vladimírovna Tereshkova, ¡mujeres espaciales! La primera ;)

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Tereshkova, Valentina Vladimirovna (1937-) Russian cosmonaut. First woman in space, aboard Vostok 6.

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Artist Celebrates Women in Science with Whimsical Drawings

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