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Revolutionary pioneers

First woman in space. In 1963, former textile worker Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman to travel to space. The 26-year-old Russian was the fifth cosmonaut to go into the Earth's orbit.

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The Earth view from the cupola onboard the International Space Station

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Great Women You Should Know ... Helen Sharman, the first British astronaut and fifth youngest person in space

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Apollo 11, Neil Armstrong becomes the first astronaut to step onto the lunar surface, July 20, 1969.

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from Mail Online

Amazing vintage Nasa photos to go up for auction

This photo by astronaut James McDivitt of the first US spacewalk again shows Ed White, estimated at £1,200

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from ViralNova.com

These 96 Photos Say More Than Words Ever Could. #7 Will Break You Down.

Anna Fisher, astronaut, with stars in her eyes on the cover of Life magazine in 1985. She was the first mother in space

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Tim Peake - inspiring as he did not qualify until later on in life and look how far hes got! Never give up on dreams

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Neil Armstrong, Apollo 11 mission, becomes first man to set foot on the moon - 20 July 1969

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45 year old astronaut Major Tim Peake will become the first Briton to serve a mission on the International Space Station, on this day 15th December,2015. He will take off from Balkonur Cosmodrome, Kazacstan at 11.03am alongside astornaut Tim Kopra and Russian commander Yuri Malenchenko

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Tim Peake - first British astronaut on the ISS - go Tim!

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