Stamp, Pavel Popovich, 4 Kopeks

This 4-kopek stamp commemorates the flight of Soviet cosmonaut Pavel Popovich. On 12 August 1962, Popovich became the eighth man in space. His spacecraft, Vostok 4, came within 402 kilometers of the orbiting Vostok 3 spacecraft that carried Adrian Nikolayev.

The Soviet military attaché donated this item to the museum.

Gift of USSR Embassy

Country of Origin
USSR

Astronaut
Pavel Popovich

Type
LITERATURE AND RESEARCH-Philately

Materials
Paper
Ink
Adhesive
Dimensions
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 4.6 × 3.2cm (1 13/16 × 1 1/4 in.)
Storage: 9.7 × 8.3 × 5.1cm (3 13/16 × 3 1/4 × 2 in.)

This 4-kopek stamp commemorates the flight of Soviet cosmonaut Pavel Popovich. On 12 August 1962, Popovich became the eighth man in space. His spacecraft, Vostok 4, came within 402 kilometers of the orbiting Vostok 3 spacecraft that carried Adrian Nikolayev.

The Soviet military attaché donated this item to the museum.

Gift of USSR Embassy

Country of Origin
USSR

Astronaut
Pavel Popovich

Type
LITERATURE AND RESEARCH-Philately

Materials
Paper
Ink
Adhesive
Dimensions
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 4.6 × 3.2cm (1 13/16 × 1 1/4 in.)
Storage: 9.7 × 8.3 × 5.1cm (3 13/16 × 3 1/4 × 2 in.)

ID: A19780368000