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Cosmos 2011 – Romania

Cosmos 2011 - Romania
Celebrating 50 years of flight first man in outer space (Yuri Gagarin), the 30th anniversary of the flight of the first Romanian in the Cosmos (Dumitru Dorin Prunariu) and 50 years after the first session of COPUOS (Committee for Use of UN peaceful outer space), enter into service Romfilatelia issue postage stamps entitled COSMOS 2011.

The stamp with face value of 3.00 lei image is reproduced Dumitru Dorin Prunariu, the first Romanian cosmonaut.
Dumitru Dorin Prunariu was the first Romanian who participated in a space flight (Soyuz 40 mission) in the Intercosmos program, the board Saliut Station 6 (14 to 22 May 1981).

Together with Leonid Ivanovich Popov Russian cosmonaut Dumitru Dorin Prunariu performed several scientific experiments, among them there is also an important study of the earth’s magnetic field.

The stamp with face value of 4.70 lei is reproduced image Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin (1934-1968).
In 1961, the 12th day of April, cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, aboard Vostok 1 capsule, was the first man who made an orbital flight in outer space.
50 years ago, the UN Committee on Peaceful Use of outer space (COPUOS) held its first session.

Title: Cosmos 2011 – Romania
Date of Issue: 9 May 2011
Country: Romania
Denominations: 3.00, 4.70

Source: www.romfilatelia.ro

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