GREETING SPUTNIK 2 POSTAGE STAMP
The Greeting Sputnik 2 postage stamp was issued by the Soviet Union in the year 1957 and shows the spacecraft Sputnik 2 flying in orbit above the Earth. The vintage Russian stamp features a figure of a lady standing on the globe with arm extended up, greeting the Sputnik 2 spacecraft as it flies by in space, with a view of the The Spasskaya Tower in the background. The Sputnik 2 was the second spacecraft launched into Earth's orbit on November 3rd, 1957 and was the first for carrying an animal into orbit, a dog named Laika.
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