left to right: unidentified man, Nikita Khrushchev (1894-1971), and Valentina Vladimirovna Nikolayeva-Tereshkova (b. 1937)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-4089]

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Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1963

Citation: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

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Summary

left to right: unidentified man (possibly cosmonaut Adrian Nikolayev?), Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev (1894-1971), and cosmonaut Valentina Vladimirovna Nikolayeva-Tereshkova (b. 1937), walking through Pushkin Square, Moscow, December 1963. She was the first woman to go into space (June 1963) and orbited the earth 48 times. In Fall 1963, she married cosmonaut Adrian Nikolayev.

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Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

1963

Topic

  • Astronautics
  • Astronauts

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-4089]