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July 13, a postcard with an original stamp dedicated to Gonets personal satellite communication system to be issued as part of Space Conquest series


Gonets is a Russian multi-functional system of personal satellite communication based on low-orbital space vehicles.

The system’s main goal is to provide communication to areas beyond landline GSM coverage, communication media to Russian GLONASS satellite navigation system and communication to fixed and mobile users in hard-to-reach regions.

The postcard with an original stamp depicts a symbolic image of a carrier rocket being launched into space. The main image depicts the Gonets-M space vehicles orbiting the Earth.

Additionally, JSC “Marka” will manufacture special cancellation postmarks for Zheleznogorsk, Krasnoyarsk Krai, and Baikonur.

Design: A. Drobyshev (stamp), R. Komsa (illustration).
Circulation: 20,000 copies.

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