Monday, June 8, 2009

Intercosmos - Mongolia

ИнтерКосмос was a Soviet program that included manned missions to space. The participant countries were Soviet allieds from the Warsow Pact and countries like France and India. Between 1978 and 1988 there were fourteen international crews.

On March 23, 1981 Zhugderdemidiyn Gurragcha from Mongolia went to space whith the Soviet cosmonaut Vladimir Dzhanibekov in the Mission Soyus 39.

Beautiful register cover from URSS to Argentina (1990)

Three stamps were dedicated to the "Intercosmos URSS-Mongolia" with face values of 6, 15 and 32 kops., issued in 1981.

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