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Female Group - 1962
Requirement: female astronauts for Vostok and Voskhod flights, primarily for propaganda purposes.

Date: 1962.

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Ponomaryova Ukrainian pilot cosmonaut, 1962-1969. Was married to astronaut Yuri Ponomaryov.

Tereshkova Russian cosmonaut 1962-1997. First woman in space, aboard Vostok 6. But the flight was propaganda and future spaceflight opportunities did not develop. Was married to cosmonaut Andrian Nikolayev. Later a leading Communist politician.

Solovyova Russian pilot cosmonaut, 1962-1969.

Yerkina Russian pilot cosmonaut, 1962-1969.

Kuznetsova Russian pilot cosmonaut, 1962-1969.

Family: Cosmonaut.

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