The Russian "Soyuz TMA-21” spacecraft named after Yuri Gagarin delivered to Earth several letters.
This letter was written by Russian cosmonaut Sergey Volkov and addressed to Sergey Rodin.
Aboard the International Space Station the letter was marked with the following seals: the "Russian Post. ISS. Russian Segment” round board post mark and the "Russian Segment of International Space Station” board souvenir seal both dated September 16, 2011, the day when the Russian SoyuzTMA-21 spacecraft undocked from the ISS. The letter was also marked with the "ISS” octagonal board souvenir seal.
On November 5 the letter was sent by registered mail from Russian cosmonaut training centre to the addressee.