A lamp was lit to launch the function dedicated to Valentina Tereshkova. Source: RCSC
The function comprised of a photo exhibition titled ‘Valentina Tereshkova-the World’s Legend’ and the screening of a documentary film titled ‘Flight for Ever.’
Tereshkova made history on June 16, 1963 when the Vostok-6 spacecraft, which was manned by her, was launched into orbit.
Russian culture centres across India will hold events dedicated to Tereshkova in March.
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