On October 03, 2010 the Russian Mission Control Centre marked its 50th Anniversary.
The Mission Control Centre was responsible for supervision and control of such well-known missions as Soyuz-Apollo, all missions regarded to Salyut-series space stations, Mir orbital complex, etc.
The Mission Control Centre is situated in the town of Korolev (the former Kaliningrad), Moscow region.
In according to the Guidelines for Astrophilately, for manned space programs and for deep space missions (after launch) the postmark of the corresponding mission control centre, responsible for supervision, is valid. Here, there are several examples of the postmarks applied at the Post Office nearby to the Russian Mission Control Centre.