Who was the first woman in space?

Quiz Question: Who was the first woman in space?

The given options are as follows:

  • Valentina Tereshkova
  • Svetlana Savitskaya
  • Sally Ride

The correct answer is: Valentina Tereshkova

Fact: The Soviet cosmonaut is the first and youngest woman to have flown in space. On June 16, 1963, at age 26, she was launched in the spacecraft Vostok 6 and orbited Earth 48 times, spending almost three days in space. She remains the only woman to have been on a solo space mission.

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