First space mail

First space mail

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Caption: First space mail. On November 21st 1987, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the first Sputnik launch, the Soviet Union's agency for space affairs (Glavcosmos) flew 1000 cards to the space station MIR onboard the Progress 33 spacecraft. They were signed by the cosmonauts Yuri Romanenko and Alexander Alexandrov and returned to Earth onboard the Soyuz TM-3 spacecraft on December 29th 1987. This is card No. 517.

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