Tuesday, June 12, 2012

First Chinese woman ready for space journey

Reportedly, 'China is set to send its first female astronaut into space. It is also reported that the historic mission may face tough challenge. Valentina Tereshkova, 'a Soviet woman who is said to be still alive in Russia, became the first female astronaut of the world in 1963 at 27. The Soviet Union was the first country that put up a satellite in 1957.