Exactly 50 years ago, on January 16, 1969, for the first time two manned spacecraft “Soyuz-4” and “Soyuz-5” docked. Four Soviet cosmonauts were involved into that mission: Vladimir SHATALOV, Boris VOLYNOV, Aleksey ELISEEV, Evgeniy KHRUNOV. The Russian Federal Communications Agency issued the postal stationery (a post card) to celebrate that historic event.
Total edition is 14 000 post cards. The special cancellation devoted this event took place in Moscow and Baykonur Cosmodrome.