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    Valentina Tereshkova Signed Photo and 1963-64 Tour Itinerary. A 3.625" x 6.25 silk finish B&W photo of her in her spacesuit and helmet, signed in black felt tip in the bottom margin and dated April 6, 1992. Also, a fascinating internal Soviet typed carbon document dated August 1963 with note and signature at bottom. It spells out upcoming travel stops for Tereshkova (and others) from August to January 1964. Her Vostok 6 flight in June had earned her a Hero of the Soviet Union award and she would travel to several countries to a hero's welcome. A rough translation of document is below. Very fine.

    Marshal of the Soviet Union
    to Comrade A. A. Greuko.
    I present a certificate of the planned review at the Presidium of the Central Committee of the CPSU U.U.S.G. trips of cosmonauts abroad.
    Czechoslovakia - TERESHKOVA - August 15-20
    Bulgaria - TERESHKOVA, BYKOVSKY - September 8-14
    Italy - TERESHKOVA - September 20-25
    Cuba - TERESHKOVA - October 1
    Mexico - TERESHKOVA, GAGARIN - October 10-15 (Presentation of the gold medals of the Mexican President)
    India - TERESHKOVA, BYKOVSKY - November 10-25
    Indonesia - TERESHKOVA, BYKOVSKY November 27 - December 7
    Ganna - TERESHKOVA - January 10-20, 1964
    Mongolia - TERESHKOVA - 1964 year
    In the draft resolution, the Ministry of Defense is responsible for preparing draft resolutions on each trip and selecting the composition of accompanying persons, including correspondents, photo and film reporters. This is done in the Air Force.
    The Chief Marshal of Aviation
    K. VEREININ
    August 1963


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