For each of the following questions, arrange the sentences A, B, C, and D between sentences 1 and 6 to form a logical sequence with sentence 1 and sentence 6 as the starting sentence and the concluding sentence respectively.
(1) Valentina Tereshkova was born to a peasant family in the Yaroslavl region of the former USSR in 1937.
A- Later, at the age of 24, she applied to become a cosmonaut.
B- Soon after starting work in a textile mill at the age of 18, Valentina joined an amateur parachuting club.
C- Just earlier that year, 1961, the Soviet space program began to consider sending women into space.
D- Yaroslavl is now a part of Russia.
(6) The Soviets were looking for another ‘first’ at which to beat the United States.