Her father was a tractor driver, her mother a milkmaid. She was an ordinary Soviet girl. After she finished the 7th grade she went to work: first in a tire factory, then at a weaving mill. Soon she joined a parachute club in Yaroslavl and that was the start of her stellar career. Valentina Tereshkova became the first female cosmonaut in space. Here all you must know about her memorable achievement

Source: RIA Novosti

Her father was a tractor driver, her mother a milkmaid. She was an ordinary Soviet girl. After she finished the 7th grade she went to work: first in a tire factory, then at a weaving mill. Soon she joined a parachute club in Yaroslavl and that was the start of her stellar career. Valentina Tereshkova became the first female cosmonaut in space. Here all you must know about her memorable achievement

Source: RIA Novosti

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