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1961 stamp commemorating Yuri Gagarin’s April 12th 1961 flight, the first manned spaceflight in history.

1961 stamp commemorating Yuri Gagarin’s April 12th 1961 flight, the first manned spaceflight in history.

Happy birthday to Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman to have flown in space. Tereshkova’s first mission, out of a total of 48 in orbit throughout her career, was on Vostok 6 on June 16th, 1963.

Happy birthday to Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman to have flown in space. Tereshkova’s first mission, out of a total of 48 in orbit throughout her career, was on Vostok 6 on June 16th, 1963.