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The First Women in Space

Learn about some of the women who have conquered space.

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The First Women in Space

Learn about some of the women who have conquered space.

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When many people think of space, they recall famous astronauts like Neil Armstrong or Yuri Gagarin. However, women have been deeply involved in exploring space.
"A bird cannot fly with one wing only. Human space flight cannot develop any further without the active participation of women," said Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman to fly to space.

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