Tuesday, September 28

Mae Jemison

Arnaldo Tamayo, astronautas, Espacio, Mae Jemison, Pedro Duque, Primer astronauta, Rodolfo Neri, Valentina Tereshkova

Five Astronauts Who Made History (Beyond Armstrong and Gagarin) | Digital Trends Spanish

Yuri Gagarin or Neil Armstrong are surely the first that will come to mind if you are asked to name two astronauts. The Russian was the first to orbit the Earth, while the American took humanity's first step on the Moon. But they are not the only ones who have made history: these are five astronauts you should know beyond Armstrong and Gagarin. You will be interested in: First female: Valentina Tereshkova Getty ImagesThe Russian On June 16, 1963, Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman to go into space aboard the Vostok 6 spacecraft. She spent three days in space, during which time she completed 48 orbits around the Earth. Tereshkova, who was a textile factory worker before being recruited, was the only woman to complete a solo space mission. First Latin American: Arnaldo Tamayo ...