As reported by the Kremlin on Monday, Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated the world’s first woman-cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova with his 80th birthday.

In 1963, Tereshkova
flew into space on the spaceship “Vostok-6”. Out of the Earth she spent
almost three days and still is the only woman who made
space mission alone.

After retirement she
continued political career, becoming a member of the lower house of the State Duma
Of the Russian Federation.

“Starting with Your
legendary flight into space, You have always been for us an example and a symbol
service to the Fatherland, and in different places, at different positions, and now
continue to work in the State Duma”, – said Putin.

During his meeting with
President Valentina Tereshkova was presented to the high state
the award – the order “For merits before Fatherland” the first degree .

Informed about their plans for the conquest of space said the leader of LDPR Vladimir Zhirinovsky. But the Russian foreign Ministry revealed the theme of the upcoming conversation between Putin and Turkish President Erdogan.

Reports Sputnik – translation
edition of “Russian conversation”