“After six or so flights in the Sabre, I figured she knew it well enough, so I took her up to 45,000 feet and told her to push her nose straight down. We dove together, wing to wing, kept it wide open and made a tremendous couple of sonic booms over Edwards. She became the
Young children tend to have many big aspirations. When asked, “what do you want to be when you grow up,” responses such as a doctor, firefighter, and actor often come up. The most popular childhood dream is often becoming an astronaut! Many children do not know whom Valentina Tereshkova, the first women in space, was.