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Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova (born 1937, fourth from left) preparing for a parachute jump. Tereshkova was the first woman in space, making her only flight on the Vostok 6 mission of 16-19 June 1963. Photographed at the Yaroslavl flying club, Russia, on 14th June 1956.
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