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Cosmonaut Tereshkova at a meeting. Valentina Tereshkova (born 1937, centre) was the first woman in space, making her only flight on the Vostok 6 mission of 16-19 June 1963. She was also Chairman of the Soviet Women's Committee. Here she is speaking at a meeting held to mark the Week of Disarmament. Photographed at the Palace of Culture at the Moscow Electromechanical Plant, Moscow, Russia, on 1st October 1982.
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