Apr 28, 2016

Russia FDC on "55th Anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's Flight into Space"

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55th Anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's Flight into Space

Date of Issue : 12 April 2016

On April 12, 1961, Yuri Gagarin became the first man in the history of the world, who travelled into outer space. Carrier rocket "Vostok" with the ship "Vostok-1" with Gagarin on board was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. After 108 minutes of flight Gagarin successfully landed in the Saratov region, near the town of Engels.

The stamp was issued with an overprint of the new denomination of 31 RUB was placed on the stamp of 2009 "75 Years of the Birth of Y. Gagarin".

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