Who among the following is the world's first woman cosmonaut? Valen
| Who among the following is the world’s first woman cosmonaut?
A. Bachendri Pal
B. Junko Tabei
C. Valentina Tareshkova
D. Sally Ride
Right Answer is: C
- Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova is a Russian former cosmonaut.
- She is the first woman to have flown in space, having been selected from more than four hundred applicants and five finalists to pilot Vostok 6 on 16 June 1963.
- In order to join the Cosmonaut Corps, Tereshkova was honorarily inducted into the Soviet Air Force and thus she also became the first civilian to fly in space.