18 June 2018, 12:46
A church was built in native village of the first female cosmonaut to mark the 55th anniversary of her flight
Moscow, June 18, Interfax - Celebrations dedicated to the 55th anniversary of the first flight of woman-cosmonaut to space were held in the Yaroslavl Region on Saturday.
According to the information of the Yaroslavl regional government, the celebrations started with consecration of St. Nicholas Church built in the native village of Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman-cosmonaut. A park has already been set up near the church in the Nikulskoye village.
The Space Museum opened in Nikulskoye after reconstruction. Its guests can feel the atmosphere of the 1960-s, paint the placards, learn more about fashion of the epoch, visit the retro cinema, watch celestial bodies in a telescope and listen to the concert of author’s songs.
The Russky Vityaz' (Russian Knights - IF) pilot group show, aqua show and peashooters show were presented in Yaroslavl over the Volga River.
Vostok-6 spaceship piloted by Valentina Tereshkova was launched on June 16, 1963.
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