Russia First Woman in Space

June 14, 2013 - 11:35 AM
FILE - This undated file photo shows the first woman in space, Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova. Tereshkova marks the 50th anniversary of her historic flight. President Vladimir Putin praised her during a meeting at his residence Friday, marking the anniversary of her flight. He awarded her the Order of Alexander Nevsky, for meritorious public service. (AP Photo/Tass)