On This Day - June 16 - Valentina Tereshkova Became First Woman In Space

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Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova, the Russian astronaut arriving in... News Photo1964,Adult,Adults Only,Archival,Arrival,Astronaut,Black And White,England,Females,Human Hand,Human Interest,Human Role,London - England,Looking At Camera,One Person,One Woman Only,People,Portrait,Russian Culture,Science and Technology,Smiling,Space Mission,UK,Valentina Tereshkova,Vertical,Waist Up,WavingPhotographer Collection: Hulton Archive Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova, the Russian astronaut arriving in London. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)