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Catalogue: Special Commemorative Cancellations 2007
First Artificial Satellite «Sputnik 1» - 50th Anniversary 2007

First Artificial Satellite «Sputnik 1» - 50th Anniversary 2007
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Sputnik 1 (/ˈspʌtnɪk/; Russian: Спутник-1 [ˈsputnʲɪk] "Satellite-1", or ПС-1 ["PS-1", i.e. Russian: Простейший Спутник-1 "Elementary Satellite 1"]) was the first artificial Earth satellite. The Soviet Union launched it into an elliptical low Earth orbit on 4 October 1957. It was a 58 cm (23 in) diameter polished metal sphere, with four external radio antennae to broadcast radio pulses. It was visible all around the Earth and its radio pulses were detectable. This surprise success precipitated the American Sputnik crisis and triggered the Space Race, a part of the larger Cold War. The launch ushered in new political, military, technological, and scientific developments.  Read more..

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Original Date of Issue Original Date of Issue: October 4, 2007 Theme Theme: Space
Michel Catalogue Nos. Michel Catalogue Nos.: ? Designer Designer: V. Bogomaz
MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos. MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos.: CS2007/18 Printer Printer: Unknown
Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos. Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos.: SPS 2007/18 Category Category: Special Cancellations
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First Artificial Satellite «Sputnik 1» - 50th Anniversary 2007

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MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. CS2007/18
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. SPS 2007/18
Cancellation Dated From 04/10/2007
Cancellation Dated To  04/10/2007
Euro Value 2.50
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