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Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman in space.

The first woman in Space

50 Years ago today, Soviet Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova made history and became the first woman ever fly in space, when she launched aboard the Vostok-6 capsule on June 16, 1963.

Sam Watson, Deputy Chief of Mission,
US Embassy in Iceland

Opening of Apollo Space Exhibit

Sam Watson, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of the United States of America, Reykjavik Thank you, Sigrún. And thank you Örlygur who conceived this exhibition. Good afternoon everyone. Thank you for inviting me to...