Russian Ministry of Communications issued the postage stamp and the FDC devoted to the 50th anniversary of the first spacewalk. The first EVA was performed during the “Voskhod-2” space flight. First Day cancellation was conducted in Moscow and in the city of Vologda. The commander of the “Voskhod-2” spacecraft, cosmonaut Pavel BELJAEV was born in Vologda region. Although Soviet cosmonaut Alexei Leonov took the first spacewalk on 18 March 1965, the 50th anniversary postage stamp was issued on April 10, 2015!?
Total edition of the postage stamp is 495 000.