History Of The Day: Svetlana Savitskaya became the first women to walk in space on this day
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Sexual discrimination in space
The first women to walk in space Svetlana Savitskaya 1984 (english)
Svetlana Yevgenyevna Savitskaya is a retired Soviet aviator and cosmonaut who flew aboard Soyuz T-7 in 1982, becoming the second woman in space. On her 1984 mission she became the first woman to fly to space twice, and the first woman to perform a spacewalk. She set several FAI world records as a pilot.