VBNH offers guided tours on female space explorers

11 june 2021

VDNH's Cosmonautics and Aviation Centre invites you on a series of guided tours devoted to female space explores entitled Star Women: Female Astronauts.

The tours will take place on 16 June at 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., and are devoted to the 58th anniversary of the first space flight of the first female cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova.

Guests will learn about our female compatriots who dedicated their lives to space exploration. As part of the tours, visitors will learn about why the first female cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova got to keep her ejector seat and who the first female welder in space was, among other interesting facts.

Attendance is free but advanced registration is required. The number of people per tour is no more than 12, the age restriction is 12+. Tickets are issued upon registration at the information desk of the Cosmonautics and Aviation Centre 10 minutes before the start of the tour.

Valentina Tereshkova went to space on 16 June 1963 on a Vostok-6 spaceship. She remained in orbit for almost three days, during which time she kept a log and took photographs of the horizon.

All VDNH events comply with anti-coronavirus regulations. Visitors to VDNH museums and exhibition spaces are expected to wear face masks and gloves and observe social distancing. You can find more information on anti-coronavirus measures at VDNH here.

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