The government of the region reported that festive events will be held in Yaroslavl and the village of Nikulskoye, Tutaevsky district, where the Museum of Cosmos is located.
On June 17, flash mobs, concerts, master classes, contests, contests and theatrical performances will take place in the center of Yaroslavl. A space art space will open on the square at the intersection of Volzhskaya Embankment and Revolutionary Street, and an air show will take place in the sky over Strelka. Demonstration performances by the Honored Master of Sports of Russia Svetlana Kapanina, the Moscow aerobatic teams “Russian Knights” and “First Flight”, as well as athletes of the 309 Special Parachute Training Center of the Airborne Forces and the Rybinsk Aviation Club of Russia’s DOSAAF are planned.
The day will end with festive fireworks.
The main celebrations in Nikulskoye are scheduled for June 18. Here, from noon to 5 pm, a “Space Picnic: Under the Sky of a Small Homeland” will take place, and the Museum of the Cosmos will host tours of the exhibition and the presentation of the new Marte room.
– Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova forever entered the history of mankind as the first female cosmonaut and the only woman who made a solo space flight, – emphasized the governor of the Yaroslavl region Mikhail Evraev. – She made a huge contribution to the development of science, confirmed the unlimited possibilities of man and strengthened the status of our state as a country of leaders, a country of winners. We are proud of our countrywoman! The 60th anniversary of the flight of our Seagull into space is a special date for all of us, and we will all celebrate it together, festively and widely.
The world’s first female cosmonaut, Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova, made a space flight on June 16, 1963 in the Vostok-6 spacecraft. The flight lasted two days, 22 hours and 51 minutes. Valentina Tereshkova’s call sign for the duration of the flight is “Seagull”.