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Catalogue: Special Commemorative Cancellations 2013
First Female Cosmonaut in Space, Valentina Tereshkova - 50th Anniversary 2013

First Female Cosmonaut in Space, Valentina Tereshkova - 50th Anniversary 2013
Wikipedia: First Female Cosmonaut in Space, Valentina Tereshkova - 50th Anniversary 2013

Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova (Russian: Валенти́на Влади́мировна Терешко́ва; born 6 March 1937) is a retired Soviet cosmonaut and engineer, and the first woman to have flown in space, having been selected from more than four hundred applicants and five finalists to pilot Vostok 6 on 16 June 1963. In order to join the Cosmonaut Corps, Tereshkova was only honorarily inducted into the Soviet Air Force and thus she also became the first civilian to fly in space. During her three-day mission, she performed various tests on herself to collect data on the female body's reaction to spaceflight.  Read more..

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Original Date of Issue Original Date of Issue: June 16, 2013 Theme Theme: Space
Michel Catalogue Nos. Michel Catalogue Nos.: ? Designer Designer: Vitalie Leca
MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos. MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos.: CS2013/18 Printer Printer: Unknown
Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos. Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos.: SPS 2013/18 Category Category: Special Cancellations
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First Female Cosmonaut in Space, Valentina Tereshkova - 50th Anniversary 2013

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MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. CS2013/18
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. SPS 2013/18
Cancellation Dated From 16/06/2013
Cancellation Dated To  16/06/2013
Euro Value 2.50
Philatelic Status VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)

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