Definition of Tereshkova
1. Noun. Soviet cosmonaut who was the first woman in space (born in 1937).
Generic synonyms: Astronaut, Cosmonaut, Spaceman
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Literary usage of Tereshkova
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1. Salyut: Soviet Steps Toward Permanent Human Presence in Space: A Technical (2008)
"Another highlight of the Vostok program took place in June 1963 when Valentina tereshkova became the first woman in space. Flying in Vostok 6 for 48 orbits ..."
2. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"... launched into orbit for prolonged flight; on June 16 Valentina tereshkova, first woman to be sent into orbit, began joint night programme with Lt.-Col. ..."
3. The Affairs of Women: A Modern Miscellany by Colin Bingham (2006)
"The Russian Valentina tereshkova became the first woman astronaut in 1963. Of the flyers named above, Amelia Earhart, the shining embodiment of open-eyed ..."
4. Easy File Folder Reports by Yvonne Despard (2004)
"... explorer who reached the North Pole (1909) Italian traveler who became famous for his travels in central Asia and China Valentina tereshkova first woman ..."
5. Theme Pockets by Michelle Noble Barnett, Caitlin Rabanera, Ann Switzer (1999)
"June 16 First Woman in Space Day On June 16, 1963, Valentina V. tereshkova became the first woman in outer space when she blasted off to make 48 revolutions ..."
6. Finding Utopiaby Paul Sutherland by Paul Sutherland (2006)
"... tereshkova 1937 - Valentina's big dream was to be an astronaut, and even though she worked in a factory in Russia, she wrote a letter to the people in ..."