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Lunch at ESTEC in Honour of Valentina Tereshkova

This coming Tuesday June 18th WIA-Europe is organising a lunch in ESTEC to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Valentina Tereshkova first flight in Space!


On June 16th 1963 Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman to fly in space during her 3 day mission on Vostok 6. Until today 54 more women have followed in her footsteps and flew to space. According to Valentina ‚Äúanyone who has spent any time in space will love it for the rest of their lives. I achieved my childhood dream of the sky‚ÄĚ


Join us and learn more about her inspiring career!


Here is the programme :


11:30                     get together in ESTEC room Aj020 (lunch corner)

12:00 ‚Äď 13:00¬† ¬† ¬†lunch with a presentation on Valentina Tereshkova

13:00 ‚Äď 13:45¬† ¬† ¬†guided tour of the Erasmus Highbay



If you are not familiar with ESTEC or you do not have a badge and you would like to participate, please write to:  wia.leiden@gmail.com.

In order to avoid possible misunderstandings, please note that WIA Europe will not cover any expenses.

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