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Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova (born 1937) among members of the Yaroslavl flying club. Tereshkova was the first woman in space, making her only flight on the Vostok 6 mission of 16-19 June 1963. Photographed in Yaroslavl, Russia, on 26th June 1960 before parachute jumping competitions.
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