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In the space left for Korea's first female astronaut

April 8 2008

The first woman astronaut of Korea conducted a flight of cosmonaut Alexei Leonov and the first woman in the world, flying into space, Valentina Tereshkova. According to RIA Novosti, Tereshkova even burst into tears, seeing the first kosmonavtku of South Korea Lee So Yeon.

Russian-Korean crew should start on Tuesday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in 15.16 GMT. On board the Soyuz TMA-12 "in addition to Korean fly and Russians - Sergei Volkov and Oleg Kononenko. In addition to the famous team of astronauts and accompanied the youth, who came from Russia and Korea. Young people of color decorate the face of Russian and Korean flags.

In general the space program for Korean students Lee So Yeon will meet with the ISS teleseansy communication, talking to children about the basic laws of physics under conditions of weightlessness.

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