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Women in History
First woman to travel to space?
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Who was the first Russian woman to travel in space?
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Who was the first American Indian to travel in space?
What is the name of the first American woman to travel into outer space?
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Who were the first people to get into space man or unmanned?
Why was Valentina Tereshkova chosen to be the first woman in space?
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Who was the president when the first woman went into space?
In June, 1963, when Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman in space, the President of the United States was John F. Kennedy (served 1961-1963). In 1983, when Sally Ride became the first American woman to travel into space (third woman overall), the President of the United States was Ronald Reagan (served 1981-1989).