March 29, a postcard with an original stamp dedicated to Vladimir Komarov to be issued as part of Space Conquest series.
Col. Vladimir Mikhailovich Komarov (1927–1967) was an engineer, a cosmonaut pilot and a two-times Hero of the Soviet Union. He performed his first space flight aboard the Voskhod–1
spacecraft October 12–13, 1964. In September 1965, Vladimir Komarov was selected for the Soyuz
training group; the flight took place on April 23–24, 1967, and ended with the death of the cosmonaut when landing. He was awarded the second Gold Star Medal (posthumously) for heroism, valor and courage shown during the flight.
The postcard with an original stamp depicts a symbolic image of a carrier rocket being launched into space. The main image features a portrait of Vladimir Komarov against the background of the Voskhod–1
Additionally, JSC “Marka” will manufacture a special cancellation postmarks for Moscow and Baikonur.
Design: A. Drobyshev (stamp), R. Komsa (illustration).
Circulation: 20,000 copies.