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Robert Pearlman
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posted 06-14-2013 05:23 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
NASA video release
Flight Engineer Karen Nyberg recorded a special message to commemorate the 50th anniversary of of the flight of cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman to have flown in space.

onesmallstep
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Great that Chinese taikonaut Wang Yaping and NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg are now in space to celebrate the anniversary of the flight of Valentina Tereshkova aboard Vostok 6 on June 16, 1963.

By coincidence, Nyberg became the 50th woman in space during STS-124.

Robert Pearlman
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posted 06-18-2013 11:01 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Olivier Sanguy, editor of Enjoy Space, interviewed Valentina Tereshkova in 2011 regarding her return from space and the secret she kept about it.

He presents the interview now to mark the 50th anniversary of Tereshkova's flight.

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