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Svetlana Savitskaya Biography
Svetlana Yevgenyevna Savitskaya (Russian: Светлана Евгеньевна Савицкая; b. 1948) was a Soviet female cosmonaut who flew the Soyuz T7 in 1982, becoming the second woman in space some 19 years after Valentina Tereshkova. While on the Salyut 7 space station on July 25, 1984, cosmonaut Savitskaya became the first woman to perform a space walk.
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