First Woman in Space

First Woman in Space - Famous Firsts

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Synopsis

A gripping illustrated account of how Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman to journey into space on 16 June 1963.

As the post-war world was gripped by the Space Race between the USA and the Soviet Union, the Soviet Union surged ahead by putting the first woman in space in 1963. Discover how Valentina Tereshkova accomplished this top-secret, dangerous mission, from the arduous selection and training, to the dangerous flight itself and her triumphant return to Earth.

Fully illustrated throughout, with fresh, modern artwork breathing new life into this famous story. Perfect for readers aged 8 and up.

Book information

ISBN: 9781526313546
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Imprint: Wayland
Pub date:
DEWEY: 629.450092
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 32
Weight: 280g
Height: 215mm
Width: 236mm
Spine width: 11mm