Soviet astronauts visiting Poland

Fischer 1286-1288 | Michel 1434-1436 | Scott 1175-1177 | Year of issue 1963 | People's Republic of Poland

The visit of the astronauts Valentina Tereshkova and Valery Bykovsky to Poland.


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Valery Bykovsky and Vostok 5


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Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova and Vostok 6


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Vostok 5 and Vostok 6 in orbit around earth

Glossary

The Russian cosmonaut Valery Bykovsky flew in spacecraft Vostok 5 from 14 until 19 July 1963.
Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space. She flew in spacecraft Vostok 6 from 16 until 19 July 1963. It was the world's second joint space flight.

Translations

119 godzin w kosmosie - 14.19.VI.1963 = 119 hours in space - 14-19 July 1963.
Pierwsza kobieta w kosmosie - 16.19.VI.1963 = The first woman in space - 16-19 July 1963.
II zespołowy lot kosmiczny - 16.19.VI.1963 = The second joing space flight - 16-19 July 1963.

Relevant pages

Fisher 1267-1269 (these stamps without overprints)
Fischer 1202-1203 (the world's first joint space flight in 1962)

Resources

Vostok programma
Vostok 5
Valery Bykovsky
Vostok 6
Valentina Tereshkova
Human spaceflight
Astronaut (cosmonaut)
Planetary orbit