Cosmonaut Space Cards

Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova is a former cosmonaut and spokesperson for the Soviet Union who became the first woman to fly in space when she launched aboard Vostok 6 on June 16, 1963. On November 3, 1963, Tereshkova married fellow cosmonaut Andriyan Grigoryevich Nikolayev, who flew on Vostok 3 and Soyuz 9. Cosmonaut Pavel Romanovich Popovich flew on Vostok 4 and Soyuz 14 before later becoming Deputy Chief for Scientific Testing and Research at the Yuri Gagarin Russian State Science Research Cosmonauts Training Center, and cosmonaut Valeri Fyodovich Bykovsky flew on Vostok 5, Soyuz 22, and Soyuz 31.