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Cosmonaut Tereshkova's welcoming ceremony. Ceremony to celebrate the safe return of Russian cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova (born 1937) in her home town of Yaroslavl, Russia. Tereshkova was the first woman in space, making her only flight on the Vostok 6 mission of 16-19 June 1963. They were married from 1963 to 1982. Photographed on 1st July 1963.
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