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Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova (born 1937, centre) in South Vietnam during the Vietnam war. Here she is talking to Nguyen-Thi-Khoung, a south Vietnamese guerrilla fighter. Tereshkova was the first woman in space, making her only flight on the Vostok 6 mission of 16-19 June 1963. Photographed in Vietnam, on 14th August 1968.
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