Tereshkova
biographical name Valentina Vladimirovna 1937- Soviet (Russian-born) cosmonaut

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  • Tereshkova — [te΄resh kô′və] Valentina (Vladimirovna) [vä΄len tē′nə] 1937 ; Soviet cosmonaut: 1st woman in space (1963) …   English World dictionary

  • Tereshkova — noun Soviet cosmonaut who was the first woman in space (born in 1937) • Syn: ↑Valentina Tereshkova, ↑Valentina Vladmirovna Tereshkova • Instance Hypernyms: ↑astronaut, ↑spaceman, ↑cosmonaut …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tereshkova — /ter euhsh koh veuh/; Russ. /tyi rddyi shkaw veuh/, n. Valentina Vladimirovna /veuh lyin tyee neuh vleuh dyi myee rddeuhv neuh/, born 1937, Soviet cosmonaut: first woman in space 1963. * * * …   Universalium

  • Tereshkova — Te•resh•ko•va [[t]ˌtɛr əʃˈkoʊ və[/t]] n. big Valentina Vladimirovna, born 1937, Soviet cosmonaut: first woman in space 1963 …   From formal English to slang

  • Tereshkova — /tɪrɪʃˈkɔvə/ (say tirish kawvuh) noun Valentina Vladimirovna /vəlɪnˈtinə vlaˈdimɪrəvnə/ (say vuhlin teenuh vlah deemiruhvnuh), born 1937, Russian cosmonaut of the Soviet era; first woman to fly in space (1963) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Tereshkova (crater) — lunar crater data latitude=28.4 N or S=N longitude=144.3 E or W=E diameter=31 km depth= Unknown colong=216 eponym=Valentina V. TereshkovaTereshkova is a relatively small lunar impact crater on the far side of the Moon. This feature is located… …   Wikipedia

  • Tereshkova, Valentina — ▪ Soviet cosmonaut in full  Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova   born March 6, 1937, Maslennikovo, Russia, U.S.S.R.    Soviet cosmonaut, the first woman to travel into space. On June 16, 1963, she was launched in the spacecraft Vostok 6, which… …   Universalium

  • Tereshkova,Valentina Vladmirovna — Te·resh·ko·va (tĕr ĕ shkōʹvə, tyĭ ryĭ ), Valentina Vladmirovna. Born 1937. Soviet cosmonaut who orbited the earth 48 times aboard Vostok 6 in June 1963, thereby becoming the first woman in space. * * * …   Universalium

  • Tereshkova, Valentina (Vladimirovna) — born March 6, 1937, Maslennikovo, Russia, U.S.S.R. Russian cosmonaut. An accomplished parachutist, she was accepted for the cosmonaut program in 1961. In 1963 she became the first woman in space, making 48 orbits in 71 hours aboard Vostok 6. She… …   Universalium

  • Tereshkova, Valentina (Vladimirovna) — (n. 6 mar. 1937, Maslennikovo, Rusia, URSS). Cosmonauta soviética. Siendo una paracaidista experta, fue aceptada en el programa de cosmonautas en 1961. En 1963 se transformó en la primera mujer en ir al espacio, completando 48 órbitas en 71 horas …   Enciclopedia Universal

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