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First woman in space during training. Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova (b. 1937) undergoing tests on her reaction to coloured lights during training. Tereshkova was the first woman in space, making her only flight on the Vostok 6 mission of 16-19 June 1963. Photographed at a facility near Moscow, Russia.
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