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Revolutionary pioneers

First woman in space. In 1963, former textile worker Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman to travel to space. The 26-year-old Russian was the fifth cosmonaut to go into the Earth's orbit.

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from Glamour

7 Punk Essentials That Will Instantly Make Your Outfit Look Cool, Not Scary

Saw Ritchie live w my dad on his bday. That was cool.. #ramones #punkbeginings

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June 16, 1963: Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova became the first woman to fly in space. She flew aboard Vostok 6 and completed nearly 50 orbits of the Earth during the approximately three days she spent in space.

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Yuri Gagarin (1934 - 1968) Soviet cosmonaut, first man in space and first man to orbit the Earth (same trip) in 1961

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rocket to russia

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from Boston.com

The Baikonur Cosmodrome

A Soyuz spacecraft lifts off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, at 10:54 p.m. (CDT) on April 26, 2003

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from theCHIVE

Outer space in high-res (65 HQ Photos)

The Russian Space Station MIR operated in low Earth orbit from 1986 to 2001 it served as a microgravity research laboratory in which crews conducted experiments in biology, human biology, physics, astronomy, meteorology and spacecraft systems in order to develop technologies required for the permanent occupation of space. A hell-hole to be sure, by all accounts.

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Russia's Manned Soyuz Space Capsule Explained (Infographic) by Karl Tate, SPACE.com Infographics Artist, Russia's workhorse Soyuz spacecraft have been flying for nearly 45 years, ferrying first cosmonauts into orbit, then branching out to launch NASA astronauts and spaceflyers from many countries on trips to the International Space Station.

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from ViralNova.com

33 Abandoned Places That Will Freak You Out... But Yet Make You Want To Go Immediately.

Abandoned Missile Base, Russia. Base de misiles abandonada, Rusia.

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