Gaelscoil ilchreidmheach i mBaile Locha Riach – Multidenominational primary school in Loughrea

Valentina Tereshkova

  • Valentina was the first women to go to space.
  • She is from Russia.
  • She was born on March the 6th 1937.
  • She left school early but developed an interest in skydiving. That was the reason why she was picked.
  • She got chosen out of four hundred other applications and then out of five finalists to pilot Vostok 6.
  • Her first three day mission she performed a lot of tests on herself to gather up data on the female body’s reaction to spaceflight.

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