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Original First Day Cover from the Soviet Union made in 1962.
The stamp in the upper right corner reads:”First anniversary of satellite spacecraft flight”.
Vostok 2 (Russian: Boctok 2) was a Soviet space mission which carried cosmonaut Gherman Titov into orbit for a full day on August 6, 1961 to study the effects of a more prolonged period of weightlessness on the human body. Titov orbited the Earth over 17 times, exceeding the single orbit of Yuri Gagarin on Vostok 1.
FDC Soviet Russia FSR007 Vostok 2 Flight 1962