• Short Summary

    VALENTINA TERESHKOVA, THE FIRST WOMAN IN SPACE, REPORTED DIRECT TO MR.KHRUSHCHEV AS SHE SPUN AROUND?

  • Description

    VALENTINA TERESHKOVA, THE FIRST WOMAN IN SPACE, REPORTED DIRECT TO MR.KHRUSHCHEV AS SHE SPUN AROUND THE EARTH ON SUNDAY.SHE WAS SEEN ON RUSSIAN TELEVISION TOO, AND HEARD TO SAY THAT EVERYTHING WAS GOING WELL AND SHE WAS FEELING FINE.

    MR.KHRUSHCHEV PROMISED HER A HERO'S WELCOME ON HER RETURN TO EARTH AND SAID HE FELT PROUD, AS A FATHER, THAT THE FIRST SPACE WOMAN WAS A SOVIET GIRL.

    TWENTY -SIX YEAR OLD VALENTINA IS UNMARRIED AND A FORMER TEXTILE ENGINEER.SHE WAS AN EXPERIENCED PARACHUTIST BEFORE PASSING INTO THE COSMONAUT TRAINING SCHOOL.MOSCOW CROWDS IN RED SQUARE WERE DELIRIOUS AS THEY CELEBRATED HER SUCCESS.

    THE BIG QUESTION ON SUNDAY NIGHT WAS WHETHER VALENTINA WOULD RENDEZVOUS IN SPACE WITH FELLOW COSMONAUT COLONEL BYKOVSKY, SHOT IN TO ORBIT ON SATURDAY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9X8N3PVQ68B66BWH15SPMZMCX
    Media URN:
    VLVA9X8N3PVQ68B66BWH15SPMZMCX
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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