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A Woman Reaches to the Stars

On June 6th, 1963, Russia shot the first female Cosmonaut into space.  Her name was Valentina Tereshkova.  It would, embarrassingly enough, be 15 years before the United States would mimic the feat by sending Sally Ride into orbit. 137 more words


Cosmonaut Orange Chili Pork Sandwiches

I had fully expected to prepare today’s chili over a roaring fire, but life turned for the interesting as I unearthed the archeological find of the decade. 406 more words


Book Review: Packing for Mars by Mary Roach

This book was the most entertaining non-fiction book that I have ever read. I prefer non-fiction to novels; I would rather learn about something that is real than get wrapped up in a fictional story. 192 more words



So, I’ve not been updating very often this times, but soon I should have more time to do so !
Here’s a little illustration by the way




The portfolio is composed of “5” fine art prints. Size 28×45 cm.

This is a limited edition of only 5 copies numbered and signed. 112 more words

Valentina Tereshkova: a lasting legacy for women in space

Today on the 51st anniversary of her space flight, we celebrate the woman from whom this blog takes its inspiration. In a single flight, she logged more hours in space than all of the American astronauts who had preceded her combined – meet Valentina Tereshkova, the world’s first female cosmonaut.