The first woman-cosmonaut, Deputy of the state Duma Valentina Tereshkova may be invited to an audience with the Queen of great Britain Elizabeth II. This was stated by the speaker of the lower house of Parliament, Vyacheslav Volodin on Wednesday, February 22, reported on the website of the Duma faction “United Russia”.
According to him, the state Duma received a letter from the Director of the London science Museum Ian of Blatchford in which it is proposed to hold from 13 to 16 March the exhibition devoted to Tereshkova.
“And on his part, the issue of meeting Valentina Vladimirovna with Queen Elizabeth II”, — said Volodin.
Assistant Tereshkova Andrey Rodionov told the TV channel “360” that she has no information about the Queen’s reception.
According to “Interfax”, March 6 — the birthday of Valentina Tereshkova — the lower house of Parliament will host a reception in her honor. Such events, dedicated to the astronauts, can be a traditional, Chairman of the Duma of the Agency.
Valentina Tereshkova — the first woman-cosmonaut (1963), hero of the Soviet Union. The only woman in the world who made a space flight alone. He was elected to the state Duma of the second, fourth, sixth, and seventh convocations.