Monaco Post’s 50th Anniversary of the First Man Space

\"\"Monaco released a stamp on 50th Anniversary of the first man to travel into space. Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin made history by becoming the first man to travel into outer space. On 12th April 1961, on board the Vostok 1 capsule, he took off from the Tyuratam-Baikonur Cosmodrome (now in Kazakhstan), then completed an orbit of 1 hour 48 minutes around the Earth. He was awarded the title of “Hero of the Soviet Union”, the highest honour of the former USSR.

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