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Once you've been in space, you appreciate how small and fragile the Earth is. ---->>>

Russia is still the leader in world space exploration. But its position of leader involves great responsibility - we have no right to lag behind. We can and we must move constantly forward. ---->>>

Anyone who has spent any time in space will love it for the rest of their lives. I achieved my childhood dream of the sky. ---->>>

If women can be railroad workers in Russia, why can't they fly in space? ---->>>

I felt fine after 24 hours and asked the state commission to prolong my stay in space to three days. And I carried out the entire schedule. Could I have done that if I had been half-dead? ---->>>

I am convinced that the modular structure of the Mir will be the main trend in manned orbital stations development in the next century. ---->>>

The ideals of the party were close to me, and I have tried to adhere to those principles all my life. In essence, they are the same as in the Ten Commandments in the Bible. I will never change my convictions. ---->>>

They forbade me from flying, despite all my protests and arguments. After being once in space, I was desperately keen to go back there. But it didn't happen. ---->>>

To tell her that I joined the parachute club was too hard for me. I didn't want to trouble her; besides, I was not completely sure about the success of my new adventure. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Russian
Born: 03-06, 1937
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Occupation: Astronaut
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Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova (Russian: Валенти́на Влади́мировна Терешко́ва; IPA: [vɐlʲɪnʲˈtʲinə vlɐˈdʲimʲɪrəvnə tʲɪrʲɪʂˈkovə]; born 6 March 1937) is a retired Russian cosmonaut, engineer, and politician. She is the first woman to have flown in space, having been selected from more than 400 applicants and five finalists to pilot Vostok 6 on 16 June 1963 (wikipedia)