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International Business Times
Earth Day 2016: Top 10 quotes to share in celebration of the blue planet overcrowded planet." - Stephen Hawking · "Once you've been in space, you appre
Earth Day 2016: Top 10 quotes to share in celebration of the blue planet
International Business Times / Posted 12 days ago
overcrowded planet." - Stephen Hawking · "Once you've been in space, you appreciate how small and fragile the Earth is." - Valentina Tereshkova · "There have only been about a half dozen genuinely important events in the four-billion-year saga of... Read more
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CNET
The astronaut's guide to getting your period in spacein the very near future." A pin was put in sending women to space, at least in
The astronaut's guide to getting your period in space
CNET / Posted 13 days ago
in the very near future." A pin was put in sending women to space, at least in America (even though Russian cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova orbited the Earth for three days in 1963). The idea wasn't seriously revisited until the 1970s. The big... Read more
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Business Insider
The first woman in space almost didn’t make it back to Earth and she had to keep it a secret for 30 years Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman to soar through space, flying solo o
The first woman in space almost didn’t make it back to Earth and she had to keep it a secret for 30 years
Business Insider / Posted 14 days ago
Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman to soar through space, flying solo on Vostok 6. As a Russian cosmonaut, this was her only in-space... Read more
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International Business Times
International Day of Human Space Flight: Who was Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space? Shepard flew around Earth on 5 May 1961, for 15 minutes. Two years later, the f
International Day of Human Space Flight: Who was Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space?
International Business Times / Posted 22 days ago
Shepard flew around Earth on 5 May 1961, for 15 minutes. Two years later, the first woman in space was again a Russian. Valentina Tereshkova piloted spacecraft Vostok 6 in June 1963.Soviets in Space poster, 1963. 'Long live the world's first... Read more
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Fortune
One Woman’s Audacious Plan to Create Germany’s First Female Astronautto space, 58 have been women, according to the National Aeronautics and Space A
One Woman’s Audacious Plan to Create Germany’s First Female Astronaut
Fortune / Posted 28 days ago
to space, 58 have been women, according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). While Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman to go to space in 1963, since then most female astronauts have been American. In... Read more

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