The Soviet Union’s Voskhod 1 (1964) was the first space flight to carry more than one crewman into outer space; Voskhod 2 (1965) featured the first person to leave the spacecraft in a specialized spacesuit. Two commemorative Kniga covers honoring Russia’s Voskhod 1 and Voskhod 2, each signed in ink by their respective crews. Voskhod 1: Vladimir Komarov, Konstantin Feoktistov, and Boris Yegorov; Voskhod 2: Pavel Belyayev and Alexei Leonov. A portion of each signature touches the affixed postage stamp. In fine condition. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Kniga, the Russian philatelic department. Pre-certified Steve Zarelli and RR Auction COA.
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