Stamp, Vostok 2, 4 Kopeks
This 4-kopek stamp commemorates the flight of German Titov on board his Vostok spacecraft. On 6 August 1961, Titov was launched on board the Vostok 2 spacecraft to become the first human to spend a day in space. Titov's flight occurred less than four months after Yuri Gagarin become the first man in space and before the Americans launched a human being into a full orbit of the Earth.
The Soviet military attaché gave this item to the museum.
Gift of USSR Embassy
- Country of Origin
- German Stepanovich Titov
- LITERATURE AND RESEARCH-Philately
- 2-D - Unframed (H x W): 4.1 × 2.9cm (1 5/8 × 1 1/8 in.)
- Storage: 9.2 × 7.9 × 5.1cm (3 5/8 × 3 1/8 × 2 in.)