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Every weekday, your Sci-Fi 5 brings you five minutes of science fiction history. Our panel of hosts present the background stories and details about the creators and context around the stories you love. Brought to you by Roddenberry, the first name in science fiction.

Jun 16, 2021

Paving the way for women in the space program, cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova, made her historic trip on Vostok 6 on June 16th, 1963. Find out how the Soviets beat the Americans to diversifying space and why June 16 hold even more distinction in Earth's space history.

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Written by Earl Green

Hosted by Jessica Lynn Verdi

Music by Devin Curry